Remain faithful until death and I will give you the crown of life. REV 2:10

In Memoriam: Sister Alicia Whatley, D.C.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Alicia Whatley, D.C., was celebrated May 28, 2018, at the Seton Residence Chapel in Evansville, Ind.; burial followed May 29 at St. Joseph Cemetery, Evansville. Sister Alicia died May 25, 2018 at Seton Residence in Evansville. Sister was 82 years of age and 53 years vocation as a Daughter of Charity.

Born January 28, 1936 in Mobile, Ala., Sister Alicia (baptized Marjorie Ann) was the only child of Charles Wilton and Alicia Agnes (Norville) Whatley. Sister graduated from Bishop Toolen High School in Mobile in 1954 and worked for Catholic Charities in Mobile until she entered the Daughters of Charity in St. Louis, Missouri in 1964.

Following initial formation, Sister Alicia served as Secretary for the Daughters of Charity Support Services at Marillac Provincial House in St. Louis, Mo., (1966 to 1971). Sister also served as Secretary at St. Patrick Day Care Center (1971 to 1973) and St. Vincent Hospital (1973 to 1977), both in St. Louis. Sister Alicia received certification as a Medical Transcriptionist (1982) and certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (1984). From 1977 until 1991, Sister Alicia served as a Medical Records Transcriptionist at Hotel Dieu Hospital in New Orleans, La. She was then missioned to Dallas, Tex., and served in this same capacity at St. Paul Medical Center and St. Paul University Hospital until 2004. For the next six years, Sister Alicia continued this service at Seton Healthcare Network in Austin until 2010. In 2010 Sister Alicia was missioned to The Sarah Community, Bridgeton, Mo., where she lived until 2013 when she was missioned to Seton Residence to serve in the Ministry of Prayer. Sister served there until the time of her death.

Sister Alicia was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved Aunt Gloria Dolan. Sister is survived by many cousins, her Sisters in Community, and many friends.