Born September 17, 1926, at Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Dorothy O’Donnell Brown. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Clifford Franklin “Frank” Whitt; five sons, Larry, Randall, Gregory, Chris and Roger Dale Whitt; one granddaughter, Shirley Vanover; one great-granddaughter, Destiny Johnson; one brother, Harlan Brown, and three sisters, Tess Brown, India Browning and Ruby Bagby.
Texie was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She had a heart of gold and helped those in need. She was a member of the Hunt Freewill Baptist Tabernacle at Greenville.
Those left to cherish her memory include four sons, Phillip (Goldie) Whitt and Darwin (Crystal) Whitt, both of Davin, Ricky Whitt at home, and Dwayne (Angela) Whitt of Greenville; five daughters, Nita Whitt and Virginia Whitt, both of Greenville, Cheryl (Dickie) Vanover of Blaine, Ky., Carla (Bobby) Queen of Winfield and Yvonne (Bimbo) Stevens of Greenvalley; one brother, Benjamin Harrison (Mary) Brown Jr. of Man; 32 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Services will commence at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hunt Freewill Baptist Tabernacle with Rev. Donald Ellis and Rev. Baxter Toler officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers will be Clifford Browning, Danny Browning, Donald Browning, and Ernest Cline.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Saturday at the tabernacle.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.