Cheryl Lynn (Jones) Whitaker, 58, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, with her family and friends by her side. Cheryl was preceded in death by a husband, George Scooter Whatley, and her father, Cecil Jones, Sr. She is survived by her mother, Vennie Jones; her sister, Debbie Alterman; her brother and sister-in-law, Cecil Jr. and Linda Jones; her brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Brenda Jones; her son, Billy Whitaker; her daughter and son-in-law, Tasha and Heath Taylor; her daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and Chat Jones; and her beloved grandchildren, Brooke, Colton, and Jarett Taylor, and Lauren, Devin, Matthew, and Zoe Jones. She was also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Family and friends invite you to join us for a memorial service to honor her life at Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund has been established for her grandchildren. Contributions can be made to account #44150, at Beaumont Area Educators Federal Credit Union, or directly to the family.