Vala Jo Whisenant, 89, of Whitesboro, TX was called home to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 30, 2021.
Vala was born on February 6, 1932 in Oklahoma City, Ok to John Bliss and Willa Jean (Stinson) Cassady. She married Don Whisenant on March 31, 1950 and they were married for 60 Years prior to his passing. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, she enjoyed sewing, quilting, and playing the piano and organ. Vala was known for her skinny chocolate cakes and her homemade pizzas. She loved taking care of her grandchildren Megan and Jarrett and she looked forward to Sunday dinners with family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Diana Johnson, daughter, Cindy Whisenant, grandchildren, Jarrett Whisenant, and Megan Payne and husband, Nick, sister-in-law, Shirley McConnell and special friends, Peggy and Gene Hoenig and Kay and Greg Montgomery.
Vala was preceded in death by her parents, John and Jean Cassady, husband, Don Whisenant, and her siblings.
Funeral services honoring Vala will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Collinsville Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Rick Carney. A time of visitation will be held at Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro beginning at 9:00 AM on Saturday, November 6, 2021.