Diane Fitzgerald Wing, 66, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Monday morning, July 24, 2017 after a lengthy battle with fibromyalgia/rheumatoid arthritis.
She was born June 18, 1951 at the old P&S Hospital in Corsicana to Aubrey and Vesta Fitzgerald.
Diane attended beauty college after graduating from Corsicana High School in 1969.
She began work in the insurance Dept. of Medical Arts Clinic in 1983 and later in their IT Department. She was employed there for 24 years and loved her co-workers as family.
In May 1969 she married Larry Whitener, and later had a son, Jason Eric Whitener.
On Oct. 6, 2002 Diane married Richard Wing in Las Vegas, Nevada. They loved each other dearly and enjoyed their life together and especially spending time with their grandson Jaron. Diane was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend who loved and was loved in return. Her unconditional love for her family was evident as she lived to help her son and his wife Susan, and her only grandson, Jaron.
She loved her Sister trips and was an avid Texas Ranger and Dallas Cowboy fan. She loved her Facebook friends and we will all miss her posts of special moments with her family, her comments, encouragement and likes. Diane cared for her mom and dad thru their illnesses and passing. She has been there for her sisters, and brother and their families, her nieces, nephews, and friends to encourage, pray, or just listen. She has been a strong support for her large family and has shown them much love.
She was saved at Missionary Baptist Church, Corsicana as a young adult and is currently a member of Heritage Baptist Church, Waxahachie, Texas. She loved Jesus and her church family and spoke of them often.
Diane was preceded in death by her parents Aubrey and Vesta Fitzgerald, sister Elaine Fitzgerald and first husband Larry Whitener.
Diane is survived by her husband of 15 years Richard Wing, Son Jason Eric Whitener and wife Susan, Grandson Jaron Wesley Whitener, of Waxahachie; sisters Nell Smith and John of Corsicana, Joyce Shipp and Kenneth of Emory; Brother Aubrey (Bubba) Fitzgerald Jr and Andrea of Blooming Grove along with many nieces, nephews and host of friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017 in the Chapel at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home with pastor Sam Bradley of Heritage Baptist Church in Waxahachie and Bro. Grady Cashion of First Baptist Church in Blooming Grove officiating.
Interment will follow at Hamilton - Beeman Cemetery with pallbearers being Lewis Lemaster, Robert Anderson, Bob Vercher, Ronnie Hoeinghaus, Glenn Moore, Eldon Busenitz
Published on July 26, 2017