Carla Jean Case, 75 of Whitesboro, Texas passed away on July 23, 2023. She was born on May 6, 1948, in Whitesboro, Texas to W. T. Center and Rena Lucille Martin. She was a graduate of Whitesboro High School. Carla married Mike Case on July 19, 1968, in Whitesboro.
Carla loved her family, Mike, her kids and grandkids. She was a great wife, mother and grandmother. Carla was also a good daughter to her parents, taking care of her mom while in the nursing home. She was called “grandmom”, Jeanie, Carla Jean and her dear friends called her Lou. Carla loved her yearly trip to Jefferson, Texas with girlfriends. She was also a member of the Ladies of Contemporary Women’s Club. Carla’s career included working for Aletha Bryan, Dub Hayes Drug Store, Cook’s Mercantile and secretary for KMC Fabrication, a family business. She always took pride in how she looked and was always the lady with her hair done and pretty clothes. Carla loved collecting nut crackers, flamingos, Jim Shore lighthouses, dishes and antiques. She also loved the annual blue bonnets, tulips and decorating for Christmas. Carla was a devout Christian.
Carla is survived by her husband, Mike Case of Whitesboro, Texas; son Marc Case and wife, Tracy of Whitesboro, Texas; son, David Case and wife, Jami of Whitesboro, Texas; grandchildren, Conner Case and special friend, Cally Johnson, Hunter Case, Gabbie Case and Mason Case; numerous Martin family members, cousins and an Uncle; brother in law, Ken Case and wife, Kay; sister in law, Laura Cook and husband, Dennis; sister in law, Debbie Neely and husband, Jimmy; adopted sisters, Judy Aston and Karen Butts, Karen Brannon.
Preceded in death by parents, W. T. Lucille Center; brother, Larry Center; friend, Nannette Anderson.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Meador Funeral Home, Hwy 377, Whitesboro with Brother Rick Carney officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm before the service.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Women’s Contemporary Club Scholarship Fund, PO Box 134, Whitesboro, Texas 76273.