Originally created 09/18/00

Mrs. Irene Wherry



EULESS, Texas - Mrs. Irene Elizabeth Wherry, of Armond Lane, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2000, at Harris Medical HEB Hospital, Bedford.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Antioch Baptist Church, Augusta, with the Rev. John Lockhart officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Augusta.

Mrs. Wherry, a native of Augusta, had retired as a social worker from Department of Family and Children Services and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew Wherry Jr., Dallas; two sons, Kenneth Wherry, Van Nuys, Calif., Andrew Wherry III, Dallas; a daughter, Brenda Wherry, Euless; a brother, Johnnie Coleman, Upper Hill, Md., three sisters, Mattie Harris and Ruth Cain, both of Augusta, and Rosa Abraham, Atlanta; and eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her nephews and grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Lucy Laney High School's Class of 1947.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Williams Funeral Home, Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 18, 2000