In Memory of




Obituary for Karen Sue Whatley

Garden City- Karen Whatley, 50, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home in Garden City. She was born on June 16, 1967 at Garden City the daughter of Floyd F. & Maria (Jimenez) Whatley.

Karen was a lifetime Garden City resident and graduated from Garden City High School in 1986. She attended Garden City Community College. She was a caregiver and had worked at Community Day Care, St Catherine Hospital Day Care, All Saints, Dillon’s & Payroll Plus. She enjoyed bowling, embroidery, cooking, her dogs, playing bingo and was a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals. She was preceded in death by her Grandparents- Ignacio & Blanche Jimenez, Margaret Mata & Kenneth Whatley & Uncle- Joseph Jimenez.

She is survived by her Parents- Floyd & Maria Whatley of Garden City, 2 Brothers- David & Theresa Whatley of Deerfield & Floyd Whatley, Jr. of Garden City, 3 Sisters- Rose Ann & Calvin Kopp & Jessica & Samuel Fonseca of Garden City & Yolanda & Dallas Scisney of Deerfield, Nieces & Nephews including Cassandra, Peggy, Robert & Raymond & Great Nieces & Nephews.

Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Garden City with Rev Tod Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Friday at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Garden City Relay For Life in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

Garnand Funeral Home 412 North 7th Garden City, Ks 67846 620-276-3219