Barbara “MeMe” Louise Whiteley, 77, went to her heavenly home on September 14, 2021, in the presence of her family.
Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Friday, September 24, 2021 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Pastor Tommy Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Barbara didn’t know a stranger. She would pray with anyone she could as she would run her weekly errands. Her passion in life was her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her family. She spread love through her baking and cooking and nobody left her house hungry. Her prayers pulled power from heaven and will be a legacy for generations to come. She truly was a woman of great faith, compassion, joy, and love. She will be greatly missed.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents John Bethel Hert and Bernice Louise Hert of Fullerton, California and daughter Stacey Romero of Amarillo.
Survivors include her husband Richard Wayne Whiteley of Amarillo, and daughter and son-in-law DeAnn and Jerry Elizardo of Oklahoma; Grandchildren include Alexis Ortiz of Oklahoma, Jacob Romero and wife Jennifer of Amarillo, Abby and Gabriel Elizardo of Oklahoma; Adopted family Ernie and Reba Russell of Amarillo and Spencer and Mallory Cockrell of Amarillo; Great-grandchildren include Scarlette and Ezekiel Ortiz of Oklahoma and James and John Romero of Amarillo.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 P.M., Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the funeral home.