Dorinda Jane Whatley
April 28, 1954  -  January 8, 2019

Dorinda Jane Whatley

Moffett Road Baptist Church
5555 Moffett Road
Mobile, AL  36618
Monday, January 14, 2019
12 - 2:00 PM
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Moffett Road Baptist Church
5555 Moffett Road
Mobile, AL  36618
Monday, January 14, 2019
2:00 PM
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Mobile Memorial Gardens
6100 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
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Dorinda Jane Whatley
1954-2019

A native and lifelong resident of Mobile, AL died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the age of 64. Mrs. Whatley was a Dental Hygienist for 30 years. She was the most caring, selfless, kindest person you could ever meet and was an amazing wife and friend to all. She was also dog mom to five sweet fur babies that she loved with all her heart. She is survived by her husband, James Andrew Whatley; daughter, Tobi Carol Lambeth; grand daughter, Salina Marie Shelley; great grandchildren, Samuel Martin Shelley, Shaelynn Marie Shelley, Sophia McKenzie Shelley and Slade Matthew Shelley; siblings, Pamela Diane Wallace, Sandra Kay Hall, Donna Gail Howell and Randall Edwin Barthlett; many aunts, cousins and friends. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, January 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM from Moffett Road Baptist Church with visitation beginning at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.mobilefuneralservice.com. Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

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  1. Sue Tait
    Riverside, AL

    We are so very sorry to hear of Dorinda's passing, Jim. It is a shock to us and we can only imagine the loss you are feeling. We have moved to the Birmingham area and so I did not know about this until today. We are thinking about you and wish for peace for Dorinda and healing for your pain at the loss of your soulmate. We loved Dorinda, and we love you too. Sue and Sid

  2. Judy Watson
    Wilmer, AL

    I'm sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

  3. Charles & Mary Ella Whatley
    Ochlocknee, GA

    An angel and the wife every parent prays their son will find some day...

  4. Robert and Bonnie Hiller
    SEMMES, AL

    Condolences and prayers for your family

  5. Patti Hirsch
    Mobile, AL

    My deepest condolences and prayers.

  6. Ralph Gafford
    Theodore, AL

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family, ,
    My sincerest condolences,

  7. Mary Jane Beck
    Mobile, AL

    I was so saddened when I heard about the news of this sweet sweet lady's passing. Praying for Dr. Whatley and family for strength from the good Lord above.

  8. Glenda Taylor
    Bay Minette, AL

    My Classmate and friend. You were so beautiful and kind to everyone. So glad I got to see you when y'all took care of my husband. Prayers for your family. Sorry I can't be there today.

  9. Kathy Hall
    Saraland, AL

    So sorry for your loss, praying for your family

  10. Laura Crabtree
    Irvington, AL

    Dorinda was a pleasure to know very kind and sweet person. My condolences to the family. May God guide and comfort you in this time.

  11. Donald Flowers
    Mobile, AL

    A very special lady! Death for a believer is but a transition from this life into the eternal arms of God! Will continue praying for you James as well as the rest of the family! Maranatha

  12. Sheryl Ferrari
    , FL

    Prayers & peace for you Jim, Tobi and the entire Barthlett family. Dorinda was such a sweet & loving person with a beautiful soul. We had a special friendship that I will always cherish. Fly high my beautiful friend.

  13. Charles & Mary Ella Whatley
    Ochlocknee, GA

    An angel and the wife every parent prays their son will find some day...

  14. Laura Thomas
    Jacksonville, FL

    Tobi and Shauna, I am thinking of you both and sending love and prayers your way. I know this is such a shock and a huge loss for you both. My condolences to the entire family and know I am here if you need me.

  15. James and Nancy Kenney
    Brunswick, GA

  16. Lisa Ellis
    Daphne, AL

    My heart breaks to lose my precious friend. She was truly an angel and will be missed dearly. Praying for your family. RIP Dorinda

  17. Dixie Elaine Ikner
    Monile, AL

    She will be missed. Sorry for your lose what a special person an friend.

  18. John & Ethel Gainous
    Cairo, GA

    Jim, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers!!! Love you!!!

  19. Ann Larson
    Thomasville, GA

    Jim, I am truly sorry for your loss. Dorinda must have been a lovely, dear person. Thinking of you and your family.

  20. Sam McBride
    Mobile, AL

    RIP beautiful lady. Every life you touched was made better because of your kind and gentle spirit. My heart goes out to Doc and the family.

  21. Sam McBride
    Mobile, AL

    RIP beautiful lady. Every life you touched was made better because of your kind and gentle spirit. My heart goes out to Doc and the family.

  22. Charles and Pat Douglas
    Alma, GA

    We are so sorry to hear of Dorinda’s passing. We pray for comfort and strength for Jim and all the family.

    Charles and Pat Douglas
    Friends of Buddy and Mary Ella

  23. Vance Mathis
    Bonaire, GA

    I am deeply saddened by your profound loss. I am praying for you all.

  24. Alecia Laffiette Johnskn
    Mobile, AL

    Dr. Whatley and family, My prayers, heartfelt condolences, and love are with you all.

  25. Frances branum
    Mobile, AL

    We will miss her prayers for comfort and peace for all her family

  26. Carolyn French
    Ochlocknee, GA

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all and may God bless each and everyone. R.I.P. Dorindà.

  27. Michael & Melinda Pierce
    Jinja,

    Our hearts are heavy at the loss of such a wonderful lady and dear friend. Jim, please know of our prayers for you and the family and our hope (assurance) of a joyous reunion with Dorinda in His presence that will far exceed any joys we can experience while here. We love you, Jim, and wish we could be with you during this difficult time...He is near!

  28. Ron Parrish
    Thomasville, GA

    Our sincere condolences to Jim, and the entire Whatley family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We met Jim and Dorinda thru our home church where her Father-in-Law Buddy and Mary Ella Pastor@ Bold Springs UMC. Dorinda was a warm, outgoing, and lovely person. May the peace and comfort of our Lord Jesus Christ be with all her family. Ron and Alice Parrish.

  29. Lequita LeGette
    Cairo, GA

    I am so saddened. My sympathy to each and every one of you. God give you courage, l pray....Lequita

  30. Vicki and Rox
    Cairo, GA

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers!! God Bless!!

  31. Rev.Kenneth Lee & Rose West
    Pelham,, GA

    Loving prayers for you and your family, Jim -- I am a retired UM pastor/friend of your dad & mom. I was with your dad & met you when he was serving at Vashti.
    STRENGTH & COURAGE as you go forward in your faith......
    Kenny

  32. Sandra Clark
    Mobile, AL

    Prayers of peace for the family

  33. Charles & Mary Ella Whatley
    Ochlocknee, GA

    An angel and the wife every parent prays their son will find some day...

  34. Robert Frei
    Louisville, KY

    Sorry to hear about her passing.

    Prayers for the Whatley family.

  35. Jayne Sanders
    Mobile, AL

    She was truly an angel on earth! She will be greatly missed!!! Praying for peace and comfort!

  36. LaRue Davis
    OCHLOCKNEE, GA

    So sorry for your loss. We love the Whatley family very much. Celebrating God has another beautiful Angel with him. Love & Prayers to all.

  37. Sissy and stella
    Satsuma, AL

  38. Naomi Oliver
    Clarkesville, GA

    I am so grieved at the passing of Dorinda. My condolences to Jim and to all her family. As Charles said, she is now completely healed. And she has no more pain. Sending love.

  39. Ray and Iris Houston &Hazel Housto
    CairoWoodland Methodist church, GA

    Thinking of you and your family-you are all in our thoughts and prayers

  40. Shannon and Rick Harris
    Mobile, AL

    We are so sorry to hear about Dorinda. We are praying for you Jim and all of your family.

  41. Marge Clark
    Thomasville, GA

    Prayers for each and every member of Dorinda's Family and Friends at this difficult time. Another Angel was called HOME.

  42. alan young
    thomasville, GA

    So sorry for your lost.

  43. Curtis and Linda Lambeth
    Mobile, AL

    Deeply saddened by the passing of Dorinda. Wonderful person. Will be remembered fondly.

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