STEPHENVILLE - A private graveside service for Colleen Whitacre, 85, was held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple.

Colleen was born in Waco and was the eldest child of Ciril and Betsy Crow. After graduating from Waco High School, she attended Christian College in Columbus, Missouri. She furthered her education at the University of Texas in Austin where she enjoyed Greek life as a Pi Beta Phi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Jim Whitacre of Stephenville; her son, Larry Jones; stepson, Lance Whitacre; and step daughter, Sherry Whitacre.

Colleen is survived by her sister, Gail Benner of Wimberly; daughters, Kelly Bosworth of Fort Worth, Stacy Leeper and son-in-law Brad Peevey of El Paso, Ginger Whitacre and son-in-law Jay Herridge of Flower Mound and Lisa Whitacre and son-in-law Mark Ellis of Stephenville; and several grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Central Texas Children’s Home.