Ean Joshua Whitten

July 27, 2012November 29, 2012

A memorial service celebrating the life of Ean Joshua “Sarge” Whitten, 4 months, of College Station will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, at Central Baptist Church in College Station. A visitation for family and friends will follow the service until 1 p.m. Pastor Chris Osborne will officiate.

Jesus welcomed Ean into his loving arms on November 29, 2012. Ean joined our family on July 27, 2012. As a healthy 8 pound, 8 ounce baby boy we instantly fell in love with his bright blue eyes and chubby cheeks. We showered him with hugs and sugary kisses as we danced to his favorite song “Pontoon.” Ean’s smile would light up your heart and you could feel his joy and happiness of being surrounded by his family. Ean’s brothers and sisters truly loved spending time with him. Ean loved watching football with his brother Braeden, and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse with his brother Coby. He spent many hours playing pat-a-cake with his sister Addison and snuggling tight with his sister Dacey. We looked forward to each morning as Ean greeted us with his beautiful smile. He waited eagerly to be held so he could share his sweet hugs and kisses. His time with us cannot be measured in days but by the tremendous impact he made. Ean strengthened our faith, blessed our family, and uplifted our hearts with his love. We never anticipated his short time with us but we know the memories we made will last a lifetime. Thank you Ean for the love, the smiles, the joy, the kisses, the fun, the hugs, and the laughter. We will love you forever. Thank you God for blessing our family and letting us “borrow” Ean for the time we had. We know he is holding hands with Pop as Jesus cradles him.

Ean was preceded in death by Gary Whitten “Pop.”

Survivors include his parents, Dwayne and Leslie; brothers, Braeden and Coby; sisters, Dacey and Addison, all of College Station; grandmother, Jeri Whitten of Palestine; grandparents, Bob and Janet Tipton of Bigelow, AR; aunts and uncles, Bobbie and Wayne Olles of Bigelow, AR and Dawna and Keith James of Gatesville; cousins, Anthony, Nicholas, and Emmalyn Olles and Andy and Kayla James; great-grandmothers, Nadine McLaughlin of Fayetteville, AR and Mary Tipton of Bigelow, AR; and numerous other loving family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pediatric ICU at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas 4900 Mueller Blvd. Austin, Texas 78723.


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Kim Hunter

December 6, 2012

Dwayne and Leslie,
Neill and I are so very sorry to hear the news about baby Ean. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Kim

Caelie Rockwell

December 5, 2012

Wishing you comfort a peace. Caelie Rockwell (CSMS)

December 4, 2012

So, so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
Shelly Porter-Martin

Brooke Marble

December 4, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Branch Fields, III

December 4, 2012

Dwayne, I wish we could've been there to support you and Leslie. That was a beautiful testimony of Ean's time on this Earth, and it is comforting to know that he is in heaven. We will continue praying for peace and relief from the sadness. Sending you Love from the Fields family in Virginia, who are constantly thinking of you all and praying for you.

God bless you all,

Mary Ramirez

December 4, 2012

My prayers are with you and your family.My God be with you and your family during your time of sorrow.

Mrs.Mary Ramirez

Christine May

December 4, 2012

My three year old was kept in the same home with Ean. She would sing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" to him. When I think of Ean, I think of the word "precious". I cannot even begin to imagine or feel the pain that your family is feeling right now and hurt inside for you all. I pray that each of you will feel like you are being hugged continually right now.

Eva Norris

December 4, 2012

Praying for God's peace to envelope your whole family thru what has to be a very difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.

December 4, 2012

You do not know me but I am Holly Higle Buxton's aunt. She shared this and I just want you and your family to know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. May the God of comfort be with you. What a price you have paid. God bless!

Milam Co Clerks office

December 4, 2012

Sending our thoughts and prayers to your family