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Virginia Ann Witherspoon

May 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Monday, July 8, 1929
Died: 
Friday, April 29, 2011
Services: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:00am
Location: 
Couts Memorial United Methodist Church
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Couts Memorial United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Virginia Ann Witherspoon

The daughter of Ruby and Orville Milburn, she was born in Parker County on July 8, 1929, and was a graduate of Weatherford High School, Weatherford College and North Texas State University, from which she received her master's degree in education.

Ann enjoyed 50 years of marriage to William O. "Bill" Witherspoon, which was blessed by four sons - Mike (Debbie), Mark (Brenda), Tommy and John. Bill and John preceded her in death. She taught school for eight years in Jacksboro and worked 21 years in Weatherford as a teacher, coordinator and counselor. She helped design and implement the WISD Elementary Guidance and Counseling Program in four schools.

As a talented pianist and organist, she gave generously of her time to play for many church worship services, weddings and funerals. Ann loved her church, family and friends and enjoyed music and reading. She was a member of Couts Memorial United Methodist Church, Parker County Retired Teachers and a former member of Alpha Delta Kappa and Beta Sigma Phi.

Survivors: In addition to her three sons and daughters-in-law, she is survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Beth Hamilton, of Weatherford; brother, Albert Milburn, of Arlington; and many nieces and nephews.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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