COLLINSVILLE - Funeral Services for Donald Eugene "Don"
Whisenant, 79, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 19, 2010 at Meador
Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro with Rev. Keith Byrom officiating. Interment
will follow at Collinsville Cemetery. No formal visitation is planned.
Don passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010 at Texoma Health Presbyterian-WNJ
Hospital in Sherman. He was born on April 21, 1931 in Choctaw, Oklahoma
to Hollis and Nevoda (McCammon) Whisenant. He married Vala Jo Cassady on
March 31, 1950 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Don served in the U.S. Air Force
from 1952-1956. He was a flight engineer for American Airlines for 25 years.
Don never met a stranger and could fix anything. He is survived by his
wife, Vala Jo Whisenant of Collinsville; 2 daughters, Diana Johnson and
husband, Jeff of Whitesboro and Cindy Whisenant of Collinsville; a sister,
Shirley McConnell and husband, Bill of Choctaw, Oklahoma; 2 grandchildren,
Megan Johnson of Whitesboro and Jarrett Whisenant of Collinsville; and
several nieces and nephews.and loving friends Greg and kay Montgomery and
Gene and peggy Hoenig He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers,
Russell, Hollis and Raymond Whisenant; and a sister, Winnie Vaught. Pallbearers
are Greg Montgomery, Jason Montgomery, Jeff Johnson, Randy Thomas, Mark
Byrom and Jim May.
By Elaine Nall Bay & Patricia Nall
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