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Celebrating the life of
Vanessa Waters Whalen
Passed away on March 17, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 1:00pm - Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put in end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

I am so very sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories you have of Vanessa bring you comfort during this difficult time and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort your hearts and make you firm.”—2 Thess. 2:16, 17. For answers to any questions regarding what happens to our dead loved ones or any questions regarding the bible, please go to jw.org to find the answers.

S. Love, , Ga.

To family of Mrs.Whalen my condolences to the family our God Jehovah promised mankind a resurection hope please read John 5: 28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and strength, again I am sorry for your loss.

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Vanessa was a beautiful person inside and out. May you fly with the angels. You will never be forgotten. Prayers for all. RIP Vanessa.

Just Friello, Palatka, Fla

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

God Bless Vanessa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Billy. Vanessa was just the sweetest person andcwill be greatly missed. We love you!

Joe & Debbie Batson, Randolph, MA

The women with a heart of gold, Vanessa Whalen - our beloved Mimi. You will always be in our hearts and remembered as the kind soul you were on this earth, and now in Heaven. Thank you for taking the time to make our family feel loved and cherished. We will continue to do the same for you every chance we get. Those that knew you, knew you loved your grandchildren and great-grandson, Roman. Heaven has gained one of the sweetest angels it's ever known. We love you Mimi <3

Theresa Kinter, Charlotte,

I just don't know what to say, I knew that she was sick, but I didn't know that she was that sick. She would call me and we would talk for 1 to 2 hours and God Bless her she would say the same thing all the time, but I would listen to her and I'm glad that I did. She was my cousin and I loved her very much and I'm sure that you will miss her very much Bill, I know that she loved you and her family. Bill, please call me, my number is in Vanessa's phone and Connie has it also. I will keep you and the family in my prayers and also Bill, she would always tell me how much that she loved your family. God Bless all of you.

Betty Hazelip (Young Family), Phoenix, , AZ

My heartfelt condolences to you all. Vanessa was a special friend of mine from middle school and highschool. We have many great childhood memories I was fortunate enough to have lunch with her on one of her trips back to Palatka, so glad we got to reconnect. I will miss her and love her always.

Joni Willis Cichra, St. Augustine, Fl

I am so sorry to hear of Vanessas passing. She was such a kind soul and will be dearly missed . Condolences and prayers to her family

Barady, St Augustine, Fl

So very sorry to hear this tragic news, I just talked to her Thursday night. My sympathy to the family,

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Ive known you for over 40 years. My heart is broken by your passing. RIP my friend. i will cherish those memories. God rest your soul.

Lightner, Jacskconcie, Fl

Vanessa Waters Whalen, 58, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. She was born October 23, 1959 in Palatka, Florida and lived in Savannah for many years. She was retired as an Administrative Assistant for Blood Alliance.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Waters, Sr. of Palatka, FL, and Sarah Luverne Hall of Waycross, GA, her brother, Raymond Waters, Jr., and her sisters, Doris Chesser Sanders, and Peggy Chesser Peck.

Surviving are her husband, William James Whalen of Savannah, her sons, Matthew Durrett of Tennessee and Michael McElroy of Savannah, her sisters, Connie B. Hiott (Mark) of Savannah, Betty Jo Hickox (Frank) of Gainesville, FL, Lottie Jordan (Tommy) of Green Cove Springs, FL, and Janice Wall (Bill) of Florida, and Joan Diver (Marvin) of Florida, her brothers, Clyde Chesser (Margie) of Waycross, GA, Lester Chesser (Izetta) of Jacksonville, FL, and Tommy Chesser (Lena) of Waycross, GA.

Also surviving are her step-children, Ann Mary Kinter of Savannah, Kerry (Ray) Beattie of Massachusetts, and her step-grandchildren, Anna Grace Beattie, Theresa Kinter, Samantha Kinter, Lanie Kinter, Jacob Kinter, all of Charlotte, NC, great-grandson, Roman Kinter, and an extended Whalen family in Massachusetts.

A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Remembrances may be made to Union Mission of Savannah or the Inner City Night Shelter.

 

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I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put in end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

I am so very sorry for your loss. May the wonderful memories you have of Vanessa bring you comfort during this difficult time and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope by means of undeserved kindness, comfort your hearts and make you firm.”—2 Thess. 2:16, 17. For answers to any questions regarding what happens to our dead loved ones or any questions regarding the bible, please go to jw.org to find the answers.

S. Love, , Ga.

To family of Mrs.Whalen my condolences to the family our God Jehovah promised mankind a resurection hope please read John 5: 28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and strength, again I am sorry for your loss.

Cooper, Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Judy Friello — Florida

Vanessa was a beautiful person inside and out. May you fly with the angels. You will never be forgotten. Prayers for all. RIP Vanessa.

Just Friello, Palatka, Fla

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

God Bless Vanessa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Billy. Vanessa was just the sweetest person andcwill be greatly missed. We love you!

Joe & Debbie Batson, Randolph, MA

The women with a heart of gold, Vanessa Whalen - our beloved Mimi. You will always be in our hearts and remembered as the kind soul you were on this earth, and now in Heaven. Thank you for taking the time to make our family feel loved and cherished. We will continue to do the same for you every chance we get. Those that knew you, knew you loved your grandchildren and great-grandson, Roman. Heaven has gained one of the sweetest angels it's ever known. We love you Mimi <3

Theresa Kinter, Charlotte,

I just don't know what to say, I knew that she was sick, but I didn't know that she was that sick. She would call me and we would talk for 1 to 2 hours and God Bless her she would say the same thing all the time, but I would listen to her and I'm glad that I did. She was my cousin and I loved her very much and I'm sure that you will miss her very much Bill, I know that she loved you and her family. Bill, please call me, my number is in Vanessa's phone and Connie has it also. I will keep you and the family in my prayers and also Bill, she would always tell me how much that she loved your family. God Bless all of you.

Betty Hazelip (Young Family), Phoenix, , AZ

My heartfelt condolences to you all. Vanessa was a special friend of mine from middle school and highschool. We have many great childhood memories I was fortunate enough to have lunch with her on one of her trips back to Palatka, so glad we got to reconnect. I will miss her and love her always.

Joni Willis Cichra, St. Augustine, Fl

I am so sorry to hear of Vanessas passing. She was such a kind soul and will be dearly missed . Condolences and prayers to her family

Barady, St Augustine, Fl

Candle tribute lit by Eleanore Barady Ross — Florida

So very sorry to hear this tragic news, I just talked to her Thursday night. My sympathy to the family,

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Candle tribute lit by Jackie Swinson — Georgia

Ive known you for over 40 years. My heart is broken by your passing. RIP my friend. i will cherish those memories. God rest your soul.

Lightner, Jacskconcie, Fl


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