img936 (197x300)Funeral services for Almetia Faye Whitney, 70, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Bible Baptist Church with Kim Hayes officiating.

Almetia Faye Whitney was born on May 10, 1945 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, the daughter of Rodney Thomas Andrews and Dorothy Jean (Dawson) Andrews. She died Friday, December 18, 2015 in Norman, Oklahoma.

As a child, Almetia lived in several different states, settling in Chickasha in 1960. She married Jimmy Barton Morris and from this union she had two sons, James Wade and Aubrey Jay. Later she married Carl Dwight Chapman and from this union she had a daughter, LaDonna, and a son, Larry.

She owned and operated a beauty shop in Ninnekah for several years.

Almetia enjoyed dancing, bowling, arts and crafts, and going to the lake with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by both parents.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Wade and Vicky Morris of Chickasha; son, Aubrey Jay Morris of Oklahoma City; daughter, LaDonna Jean Mendenhall of Chickasha; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Tonja Chapman of Mustang; two brothers, Darrell Andrews and Ken Andrews; one sister, Sharon Newsom; grandchildren, Matthew Morris, Brittany Morris, Talitha Cadenhead, Karli Chapman, Zackary Morris, Kaitlyn Chapman, Melanie Morris, Hunter Holt, and Juan Chapman; nieces and nephews, Kim Hurd, Christi Hurd, Devon Newsom, Shelly Parish, and Elisa Brooks; and other extended family and friends.

Services and interment in Pioneer Cemetery are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.