James Allen Whitefield
3/6/1971 - 10/5/2021

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. 




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