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Linda Whitaker Hillis

Linda Hillis 4Linda Whitaker Hillis, age 66, of Crockett passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020. She was under hospice care at her home in Crockett, Texas where family and friends could say farewell to her. Linda’s warm supportive nature allowed her to make good friends at work and in the community. She was a respected business owner and generous friend.

Aside from her professional life, she bravely faced medical issues, both hers and those of family members. She outlived her first two husbands Blair McPherson, the father of her children; and Travis Hillis. Her fighting spirit carried her through the years of loss and challenges. She never gave up living her life to the fullest. She will be greatly missed by all who appreciated her sense of humor and devotion to her family.

Linda is survived by her parents, David and Lounell Whitaker; brothers, Steven Whitaker and Sam Whitaker; sisters, Lou Whitaker and Janet Shime; daughter, Cheryl Elaine Fields and son-in-law, Jimmy Fields; grandchildren, Elizabeth Mann, Christopher Bentley, Zackary Fields; great-grandchild, Andres; son, Eric McPherson and daughter-in-law, Chrystal McPherson; grandchildren, Natalie Bridgeman, Amber Underwood, Stefanie McPherson, Monica Sartin , Katherine McPherson, Taylor Sartin; great- grandchildren, Chloe, Cooper, Callie, Thomas, Annabell and Eli. She was preceded in death by brother, Tim Whitaker.

Memorial services for Linda Whitaker Hillis will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.

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  1. Linda
    You were a wonderful sister. Thank you for always being there for me.
    You will be missed.

  2. My dear Aunt Linda, I have such fond memories of the summer I spent with you when I was young. You were truly one of a kind and will live on in my heart forever.
    Love, your niece Amanda Jill

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