Eleanor Scales Whitfield, 88, of Commerce, died Thursday, October 9, 2008, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.
She was born in Banks County, the daughter of the late Paul and Callabelle Loudermilk Scales. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce and was a retired school teacher. Mrs. Whitfield was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd Whitfield.
Survivors include a son, Mitch Whitfield, Homer; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 11, at 11 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Commerce with Dr. Carlton Allen officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, October 10, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.