JoAnn Whetsell
JoAnn Whetsell
  • July 5, 1946 - January 3, 2018
  • Culpeper, Virginia

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JoAnn Mealey Whetsell, 71, of Culpeper, VA, passed away in her home on January 3, 2018. She was born July 5, 1946 in Lewis County, WV, a daughter of the late William Ray and Choral Vada Casto Mealey.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Dallas Ray Mealey, Rubert Dayton Mealey, Darley Gaylord Mealey, James Edward Mealey, Charles Richard Mealey; her sisters, Eva Ellen Chidister, Floda Oleta Voit, Rhoda Magdolene Holloway, Susie Etta Woodcock, Gertrude Emogene Kincaid.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, John Charles Whetsell. They were married June 20, 1964. Also surviving is her daughter, Joyce Annette and husband John Russell Alexander of Bealeton, VA; granddaughter, Crystal Lynn and Michael Stine of Culpeper, VA; two sisters, Ruby Marie Woodyard of Buckhannon, WV; Carol Jean and husband James Lee of French Creek, WV; two brothers, William Denver Mealey, wife Kathleen of Amherst, OH; Junior Lane Mealey, wife Gerri of Crawford, WV; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held July 5, 2018 on her birthday. Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Kingwood, WV.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Beatty United Methodist Church, 348 Beatty Church Road, Terra Alta, WV 26764 in memory of JoAnn Mealey Whetsell. Online condolences may be offered through The family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.