Born:February 03, 1931

Passed Away:October 29, 2013

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Geraldine Janet Whaley

Geraldine Janet Whaley, 82, of Phoenix, passed away on October 29, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ.  She was born on February 3, 1931 to Frederick and Loretta (Smith) Jones in Chicago, IL. She married Robert on April 8,1950 in Chicago,IL.  To this union were born 5 children.  Geraldine and Robert lived in Chicago,IL before moving to Phoenix in 1968. She loved backpacking, hiking ,camping and family activities. Geraldine is survived by her loving spouse of 63 years, Robert; 2 Daughters – Linda E. Flesher, and Janet Lee Ward; 2 Sons Glen Robert Whaley, and Steven Eric Whaley; 2 Grand Children, Janice Jenkins, and Andrea Huffmon; 3 Great Grand Children, Noah Huffmon, Ivy Huffmon and Luke Huffmon; and many other family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her Mother, Loretta Janet Jones; Father, Frederick Jones; Son, Larry Allen; and Grandson, Don Flesher. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on November 16, 2013 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1407 N. Second St., Phoenix, AZ 85004.  Contributions in Geraldine’s honor are suggested to Sage Hospice, 5111 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite #155, Scottsdale, AZ 85250.

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3 Memories to “Geraldine Janet Whaley”

  1. Allison says:

    Submitted on 2013/11/03 at 10:00pm
    Mom you were my best friend and I will miss you very much! I had the privilege of being your daughter. You cared for me with so much love through the years and I had the honor to return that to you in the last months of your life. We were able to share so many memories during that time and Mom I will carry you in my heart every day of my life.
    Your loving daughter Linda

  2. Virginia Wherry says:

    Jerry, you’ve always been a Christian lady, loving, generous, determined, thoughtful and gracious. I’ll miss our little chats of our family, children, grand children, and great grandchildren, knowing how much joy they brought into our lives. You always told me to stay in touch, you were determined to keep the family together, I admired you for that. STAY IN TOUCH! Always in my heart, Love, Ginny and Family

  3. Glen Whaley says:

    My loving Mom, I will never forget the kindest words anyone has ever said to me, and they came from you. Thank you for that. I am, and will do, all of what you asked of me, no matter what. You were right in what you said. You know that I saw the glory in you and how much the family needed you. I think of you ALL the time, and will miss you for the rest of my life, as I do this very moment. Your Loving son, Glen.

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