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Evelyn Wheat

February 10, 1932 ~ February 14, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Myrtle Evelyn Wheat 91, of Cisco was called to her Eternal home Tuesday February 14, 2023.

Evelyn was born February 10,1932 to Willis Curtis and Permelia Frances (Cox) Blackwell in Ranger Texas. She attended and graduated school in Ranger. On February 4, 1949 she married Byron Barnett (Barney) Wheat Sr. in Clovis N.M. Barney preceded her in death December of 1994.

As a licensed dietician Evelyn worked as a manager in the food service industry. She was employed at Ranger Junior College, Cisco Junior College, Cisco Senior Citizens Program, Lone Cedar Country Club, and Jamie’s Restaurant. She was a wonderful cook and made delicious cakes and sweets.  She also served in the 1970’s as Cisco Municipal Judge. If you asked her to take on a job, she would do it.

Evelyn was a member of I-20 Church of Christ and also Mesquite & Rusk Church of Christ in Ranger, Texas. She was a loving Christian woman and raised her children in a Christian home.

Left to cherish her memories are her children: DeVonna Wheeler of Cisco, and Cheryl Robinson and husband David of Cisco.

Grandchildren: Christi Chapman and husband Mike of Snyder, Felicia Ragsdale of Cisco, Jamie Lambert and husband Bobby of Cisco, Jeremy Robinson and wife Sylvia of Breckenridge, Charles Robinson and wife Rebekah of Cisco.

Great Grandchildren: Shelby, Corbin, Tucker, Mystic, Ryker, Trace and Morgan

Great-Great Grandchildren: Zack, Reagan, Reese, Piper, Millie and Piper.

She was preceded by her parents, husband Barney, two children Latricia and Bo and one sister Lanora Johnson.

Visitation will be 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, February 19, 2023 at Kimbrough-Jacobs Funeral Home. Graveside Service, Oakwood Cemetery, Monday February 20, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. under the direction of Kimbrough-Jacobs Funeral Home, Cisco.

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February 19, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Kimbrough-Jacobs Funeral Home
300 W 9th St
Cisco, TX 76437

Graveside Service
February 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery
200 Front Street
Cisco, TX 76437


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