Kimberly Whitley

Kimberly Whitley

Kimberly Kay Whitley (Middleton), 47, of Darien, died in Brunswick on Nov. 21, 2019.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Jeffrey Whitley of Darien; mother, Mary Christine Middleton of Brunswick; children, Erin Nichole Carter of Brunswick and Michelle Lee Sallions of Darien; stepchildren, Matthew Chas Whitley of Joplin, Mo., and Andrew Tyler Whitley of Independence, Kan.; siblings, Christian Sands Middleton, Trevor Lawson Middleton, Ashley Margaret Middleton and Brooke Elizabeth Middleton; and seven grandchildren.

She was a native of Waukesha, Wis. She graduated from Brunswick Comprehensive High School and then joined the Air Force, where she served a distinguished eight years of service. She later graduated from college with a technical certification in electronics.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the American Legion Post 137 in Darien, with military honors bestowed by Commander Chris Watrous of the American Legion Post 54, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., where Kimberly was a member.