August 26, 1932 – October 14, 2020
Anita Kathleen Whiteside, 88, of Abilene was swept up in the arms of Jesus on October 14, 2020 and taken to her new home.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 at Potosi Baptist Church at 11:00 AM. A private family burial will follow at Potosi Cemetery her earthly remains will be laid to rest next to her husband. Services are under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home.
Kathleen was born August 26, 1932 in Golconda, Illinois. She married Wallace Whiteside in 1952 in Pope County, Illinois. After marriage they eventually settled in Texas. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and life revolved around her family. She will also be missed by her church family at Potosi Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Whiteside; her parents Loren and Rowena (Williams) Barger; 1 brother; 4 sisters including her identical twin.
She is survived by her children, Dale Whiteside and wife Angel, Sandy Fullerton and husband Craig, and Janet Brown and husband Larry all of Abilene; grandchildren, Trina Richburg of Abilene, Lyndee Clark and husband Lewis of Greenwood, AR, Kelly Melton and husband Cale of Kingwood, TX, Caleb Fullerton and wife Tiffany of Abilene, Jake Fullerton and wife Stephanie of Abilene, Ami Amburgey and husband Eddie of Troy Illinois, Remington Whiteside and wife Sara of San Angelo, Bo Brown and wife Amy of Albany, TX, Troy Brasel and wife Paula of Charlotte, NC, and Steve Brasel and wife Sherie of Abilene; 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial Contributions in lieu of flowers can be made in her name to the Salvation Army or Love and Care Ministries Abilene, Texas.
To leave online condolences to the family please visit, www.elliotthamilfuneralhomes.com
- Caleb Fullerton
- Jake Fullerton
- Cory Davis
- Shane Davis
- Lewis Clark
- Warren Hardin
- Salvation Army or Love and Care Ministries Abilene, Texas.
Friday, October 16, 2020
October 18, 2020
Dear Dale, Janet, and Sandra,
I just today learned of your Mother's passing. I am so sorry for your loss.
Kathleen was such a sweet lady and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Praying for you at this difficult time.
With deepest sympathy,
Glenda and David Buhrmann and
October 16, 2020
From Doug & Barb Eaton,
She was a beautiful lady, loving mother and a wonderful aunt. She will be missed by everyone. Our prayers are with all of you.
October 15, 2020
I have many fond memories of sweet Kathleen. Such a precious saint. Loved to hear her sing in the trio of ladies at Potosi Baptist. I loved visiting with her and sweet Wallace. My prayers and love are with you all.
Clayton and Rhonda Tettleton
October 15, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. We have lost a wonderful lady, but heaven gained a beautiful Kathleen. She was always a joy and blessing to be with. She will be missed.