Our Earth Angel Patricia Dale Whitaker, age 76, of Hurst, TX, went to be with the Lord on Sept 24, 2020.
Visitation will be held from 6-8pm on Wed Sept 30, 2020, at Alpine Funeral Home 2300 North Sylvania, Ft. Worth, TX 76111
Celebration of Life services will be held at 11:00 am Thurs, Oct 1, 2020 at North Richland Hills Baptist Church 6955 Boulevard 26. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Garden of Memory in Hillsboro, TX
Pat was born in Plainview, TX to Alvin and Mildred McGaugh on April 24, 1944. She married Bruce Whitaker on June 17, 1961 in Amarillo, TX and they celebrated 59 years of marriage. Pat will be remembered for her fierce love for her family and a tenacity that she obviously passed on to her children. She loved spending vacations at the beach and mountains. Her hobbies included painting, crafting, sewing, playing, and writing stories. She touched the lives of many and was loved by all who knew her.
Pat is survived by her husband, Bruce Whitaker; daughter Monica Whitaker and wife Terri, daughter Shannan Benefiel and husband Tim; brothers, Gary McGaugh and wife Susan, Ray Lynn McGaugh and wife Patsy, and Kenneth McGaugh and wife Holly; grandchildren, Alex Benefiel, Kyle Benefiel, Sarah Phillips and husband Scott; and 1 great-grandson, Colton Bowen; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Sondra Gale Lynch.
We all love her very much and she will be greatly missed.