Bernice Whitaker

SHERMAN - Graveside services for Bernice Whitaker, age 87, of Sherman, TX will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Vittitoe Cemetery in Whitewright, TX with Ryan Knight officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman.

Bernice passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at her home in Sherman.

Bernice was born to Rufus and Selena Mitchell on November 11, 1926 in Caraway, AR. She loved gardening and all kinds of flowers. She retired from Texas Instruments after 30 years.

Bernice is survived her two daughters, Sherry Knight and husband Roy of Denison, TX and Carol Jones and husband Lonnie of Tom Bean, TX; four grandchildren, Donnie Knight, Shawn White, Brian Jones and Ryan Knight, six great-grandchildren, Kyron Knight, Josh Knight, Payton Jones, Austin Jones, Jacie Jones and Bradyn Knight. She is also survived by one great-greatgrandchild, Kayson Knight and three nieces.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mattie Wolverton.

The online register book may be signed online at

Funeral Home

619 N. TRAVIS ST.  Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-1101

Published in The Herald Democrat from Feb. 26 to Feb. 27, 2014