The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

January 10, 2013

Elsie Whatley

JACKSONVILLE, Texas —  Funeral services for Elsie Whatley, 78, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Joel McMahon officiating. Burial will be at Providence Cemetery in Jacksonville.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Whatley passed away Jan. 9, 2013, in Tyler.

She was born April 11, 1934, in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Whatley was a member of First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, a Pink Lady, and a retired supervisor at Bealls General Offices.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Weldon Sheets and W.O. Whatley Jr.; daughter Nancy Ann Kitchens; grandson Timothy Wayne Kitchens; brother Paul Bonner and sister Vivian Young.

Survivors include her son, Weldon Sheets and wife Sandra of Celeste; stepson Bill Whatley and wife Sherry of Grapeland; stepdaughter Dorothy Little of Tyler; brother Ray Bonner and wife Nancy of Mt. Selman; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, three stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Michael Sheets, Wade Sheets, Andy Keymann, David Little, Randy Bonner, and Russell Carter.


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