Joanna Garrett Whatley

August 19, 1937 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Joanna Whatley Obituary

Joanna Whatley, 86 of Emory Texas passed away Monday January 29, 2024 after a long battle with cancer.  Ms. Whatley was born August 19, 1937 in Mount Pleasant, Texas. She retired after a long career with Niblett Oil and American National Bank of Mt. Pleasant, Texas. 

Ms. Whatley was preceded in death by her husband Tommy Whatley, parents Elton & Ada Garrett, brother Billy Ray Garrett, and sister Helen Garrett.

Survivors include two daughters Debbie Harris and husband Bo of Longview, Texas, Rita Bennett and husband Micheal of Emory, Texas;  and one  sister Mary Wilabay of Pittsburg, Texas; two  grandchildren Chris Harris and wife Summer of Hot Springs, Ark, Stephanie Wright and husband Joey of Longview, Texas; six great grandchildren Clayton Richardson, Jayden Richardson, Christin Hill and husband Cade Hill, Carson Harris, Brittany Wright and Cooper Wright;  two great-great grandchildren Hudson Wyatt and Sawyer Grace Richardson.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. January 31, 2024 at New Mine Cemetery in Pittsburg with Bro. Cade Hill officiating. Pallbearers will be Clayton Richardson, Carson Harris, Colby Corson, Cooper Wright and Cade Hill. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chris Harris and Joey Wright. There will be a visitation before the service beginning at 12:00 P.M. at the Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg.