QUANAH – Betty Joyce Whitfield, 76, of Quanah, died on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Quanah. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 13, 2016 at Quanah Memorial Park with Rev. Darrel Monday officiating. Interment will be under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Quanah.
Whitfield was born July 2, 1939 to the late Lewis and Bernice Blanchett Mansel in Thalia. She married L.O. Whitfield on June 2, 1959 in Wichita Falls. She lived most of her life in Quanah and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She worked with her husband at Greenbelt Electric keeping the books. She was active in the Professional Business Woman, Quanah Needle Club, Quanah Chamber of Commerce and Quanah Museum Board.
She is survived by her husband, L.O. Whitfield of Quanah; one son, David Whitfield of Mansfield; two daughters, Debbie Higdon, MT. Washington, Ky., and Dawn Coffman of Mansfield; one brother, Garland Mansel of St. John, Kan,; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Quanah Museum.