James Allen Whitefield
3/6/1971 - 10/5/2021
||Coker-Mathews Funeral Home
5100 Interstate 30 (at US-69)
Greenville, TX 75402
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||COKER-MATHEWS FUNERAL HOME
5100 Interstate 30
10/13/2021 from 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
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10/14/2021 at 2:00 P.M.
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James Allen Whitefield, 50, of Alba, passed away
on October 5, 2021, at his home in Alba. A graveside service will be 2:00 P.M.,
Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Hanson Cemetery in Comanche, Texas with Dr. Mark
Forrest officiating. Visitation will be 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., Wednesday,
October 13, 2021, at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville, Texas.
James was born in Fort Worth, TX, on March 6, 1971, to Emmett Whitefield and
Alexis Jan Jacks Hill. He married Elizabeth Minton in Reno, Nevada on September
29, 1996. He grew up in Stephenville, TX attending school there until he
graduated high school. He played many sports, many times in a cast! He joined
the Navy, where he met many of his lifelong friends and his wife. He
spent 8 years in the Navy, where he loved serving his country, then went on to
have a fulfilling career at L-3 Communications as a Program Manager. He
was dedicated to his job and the mission. James loved his family, fishing, and
having a cold beer with anyone. He also spent his free time spreading the word
of The Lord and encouraging others continue bettering themselves.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Whitefield; daughters Jessica and Terri
Whitefield of Alba; mother, Jan Hill and stepfather Leon Hill of Granbury;
brother, Emmett Whitefield and wife, Judy of Tolar; sister, Janet Wynne, and
husband, Tad of Granbury; stepbrothers & stepsisters, Tonja Glass and Ron of
Battlecreek, Mi., Donna Hill-Henderson and JD of Lexington, OK; Lori Hill Rard
of Broken Bow, OK; Jeff Hill and Nicole of Oklahoma City, OK; along with many
nieces and nephews and an amazing group of friends.
He is preceded in death with his father, Emmett Ray Whitefield, where he’ll be
laid to rest beside.
Pallbearers will be Emmett Whitefield, Tadd Wynne, Wesley Jacks, Jr., Jimmy
Whitefield, Chris Whitefield, and Ronald Ringhausen.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jon Whitefield, Sid Spindor, and John McSheffery
James was a believer in when God called him Home, it was his time. He spent his
mornings doing bible study and admiring the pictures God painted in the sky
while on the dock.