Lillian “Jean” Whitmire, 89, of Evadale, passed away Friday December 21, 2018. She was a member of the Evadale Eastern Star Chapter 1111, and enjoyed traveling around with them when she was able. She liked to shop and she was a great cook who knew how to fix just about anything. Jean was a homemaker and keeping a clean house was very important to her. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Jean is preceded in death by her husband H.J. “Pete” Whitmire; parents, Henry and Elizabeth McGalin; brothers, Harvey McGalin and Charlie McGalin; sisters, Sarah Griffis, Gladys Day, Fannie Whitmire, and Ethel Burrell.
She is survived by her loving son, James Whitmire of Silsbee; grandchildren, Kim Whitmire Hall of Kountze and Bubba Whitmire of Evadale; great-granddaughter, Jame’ Whitmire of Evadale; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her family received friends at Farmer Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. The funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Pastor Jeff Gravis. Interment was at Morse Cemetery in Buna.