Jeanette was born to Herman and Selma Sliva, on November 2, 1932, in Olmos, Texas. She married Bailey Whelchel on June 11, 1950, in Beeville, Texas. She was a retired Tax Assessor/Collector for the Skidmore-Tynan ISD.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bailey; a brother, Glen Sliva; and her parents.
Jeanette is survived by three daughters: Joy Whelchel of Cibolo, Texas, Barbara (Jerry) Richardson of Matagorda, Texas, JoAnn (Charlie) Whelchel of Universal City, Texas; one son, Ron Whelchel of Spring, Texas; and one grandson, Brent Richardson (Shelby) of Richmond, Texas. She is also survived by her sisters, Margie Jostes, Dorothy Hancock, Peggy Gannon and Sharon McDonald.
Visitation was held from 10:00 a.m.-noon on Friday, February 14, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Chapel followed by a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. at Beeville Memorial Park.
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