Willie Daree Whiteley, 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Jan. 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 preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Whiteley and son-in-law Robert Crawford. She is survived by daughters, Daree Yancey of Arlington, Texas, Jean Crawford of Stephenville, Texas and Cindy Edwards of Stephenville, Texas, her brother Roy B. Taylor of Locksburg, Ark. and sister-in-law Juanita Rhinehard of Dublin, Texas, nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.
Service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at the Harrell Memorial Chapel.