WREN COMMUNITY — Miriam Whatley, 89, died March 14, 2009, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital–Amory. Services are Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Aberdeen with the Rev. Harrison Upshaw officiating. Burial will follow at Tranquil Cemetery. Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Ms. Whatley was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Aberdeen to the late Ellis V. and Anna Morgan Whatley. She was an honor graduate of Wren High School and a lifelong resident of Monroe County. She was a self-employed poultry farmer and a homemaker. She was a member of Tranquil Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Edna and Ellie Louise Whatley, Elva Williams and Ruth Word.