(March 28, 1939 – January 16, 2020)
Willie Daree Whiteley, 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on January 16, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. She was born on March 28, 1939 to her parents William Ivra Taylor and Clara (Dunn) Taylor in Huckabay, Texas. She worked in service industries and owned her own restaurant. Willie married Bennie Deal Whiteley on June 8, 1954 in Dublin, Texas and to this union three children were born. Willie was proceeded in death by her husband, Bennie Whiteley and son-in-law Robert Crawford. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Daree and Steve Yancey of Arlington, Texas, Jean Crawford of Stephenville, Texas and Cindy and Dean Edwards of Stephenville, Texas, her brother Roy B. Taylor of Locksburg, Arkansas and sister-in-law Juanita Rhinehard of Dublin, Texas, nine grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Harrell Funeral Home.
Service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Harrell Memorial Chapel.