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Donald Ray Whisenant

October 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, February 4, 1922
Died: 
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Funeral: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:00
Location: 
Galbreaith Pickard Chapel
Other Arrangements: 
Interment will be in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 at the funeral Home.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

Donald Ray WhisenantDonald Ray Whisenant

Mr. Whisenant was born February 4, 1922 in Mansfield. He was a resident of Weatherford and Parker County for many years. Ray was a retired automobile mechanic, owned and operated “Aledo Mobil” for 20 years and was a member of the New Faith Baptist Church. He was a devout Christian who loved doing the Lord’s work. His favorite past-time was spending time with his family. He also loved hunting and anything involving the out of doors. Mr. Whisenant set an excellent example for everyone with whom he came in contact on how to be a good husband, father, grandfather and friend. He could always be counted on to help in any situation. He was greatly loved, admired and respected by his family, friends and community.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Viva Whisenant, brothers, Coke Whisenant, Bob Whisenant, Myrl Whisenant, Sister, Betty Jo Norris and son David Whisenant.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Whisenant of Weatherford; daughters Marlene Hoover of Fort Worth, Sonja Spain and husband, Ken of Aledo, Neysa Clark of Fort Worth; son Steve Whisenant of Gordon; sister-in-law Dorothy Whisenant of Lipan; brother Bill Whisenant and Carolyn of Gadsden, Alabama; eight Grandchildren, Terri Cox, Bryan Sharpe, Shanna O’Donnell, Jalie Spain, Lacie Whisenant, Ray Whisenant, Jennifer Holcomb, Clay Clark; 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

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