David Crockett Whaley was born in Sevier, Tn. son of Rev. George Bradford Whaley and Mary Jane Elledge.
h/o Clara A. Obituary: D.C. Whaley, who for many years barbered in Oakdale, died early Wednesday morning at his home in the Crab Orchard Community. He was 85. Mr. Whaley had been bedfast since fracturing his hip last June. He retired at the age of 82. Funeral services have been tentatively set for Sat. afternoon at the West Side Baptist Church in Oakdale where Mr. Whaley had been a loyal member. The Rev. John Goldston and the Rev. Luther Powers will officiate. Burial will be in the Whaley Family Cemetery near the Whaley home. The body is at the Maxwell Funeral Home in Harriman. [Morgan County News, 4-16-1964]