Mary Virginia Whitten

  • Born: January 11, 1928
  • Died: April 24, 2020
  • Location: Rockwall, Texas

Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

2343 Lake Rd.
Lavon, TX 75166

Tribute & Message From The Family


Mary Virginia Whitten, 92, a long time resident of Mesquite, TX, passed away on April 24, 2020. Virginia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She was born on January 11, 1928 in Peoria, Illinois to her father Edward James Vermillion and mother Nellie Fry Vermillion. She was married to her late husband Hubert Woodrow Whitten for 43 years and was widowed in 1989.

She spent most of her life as a homemaker, but did her part during WW II by working at Sand Point Naval Air Station in Seattle as a civilian aircraft repairer.

Her sons Dr. Glenn Whitten and his wife Kathleen of Frisco, TX and Don Whitten and his wife Patrice of Rockwall, TX, 9 grand children and 6 great grand children survive her.

She left her family with a legacy of love, support and wisdom.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Don, Glen and your entire family,

Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Mom, your Mother and Dorothy have been having a joyous reunion. They have had so much to catch up on. So many precious memories that I am thankful for always.

My love

Marilyn

Posted by Marilyn Griffin Ballem - Mineola, TX - Family Friend   April 30, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that your family is in my prayers. A good mother is irreplaceable. May God Bless your family.

Posted by María Cruz - Dallas, TX - Teacher   April 29, 2020

Prayers for Don, Patrice, and family.

Posted by Sandra Bibb - Fate, TX - Friend   April 27, 2020

Nephew,niece we are here for you. We will check back on you.

Posted by Mary Hinton - Dallas, TX - Family   April 27, 2020