Clearthur Alexander Whitley


Services for Clearthur Alexander Whitley of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Indianola.

Mr. Whitley, 30, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at Arlington Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Elder John Ware will officiate at the services.

Mr. Whitley was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Ballard of Indianola.

Mr. Whitley is survived by the love of his life, Ariashe Lowery; his father, Clearthur (Annie) Whitley of Itta Bena; four brothers, Dexter Ballard and Julius Johns of Kenosha, Wis., and Alphonso Ballard and Quentin Ballard, both of Olive Branch; four sisters, PaQuita Ruff and Angela Whitley, both of Kansas City, Veronica Griffin of Key West, Fla. and Princess Ballard of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; and a host of other relatives and friends.