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In loving memory

Visitation and Viewing prior to Cremation

Wednesday May 3, 2023

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Mullican Little Funeral Home

754 Highway 56 east

Bells, Texas 75414

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We are sad to announce the passing of Melvin Lee Whitmire of Bells, Texas. Melvin was born in McCamey, Texas on September 20, 1956. He died at his home from natural causes on April 27, 2023 at the age of 66.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, JB and Priscilla (Shaw) Whitmire; brother-in-law, Jackie Cline; and nephew, Steven Whitmire. He is survived by his brothers, Mike Whitmire and wife Karen; Brad Whitmire and wife Patricia, all of Bells; sisters, Beckie Workman and husband Randy of Bells and Nancy Cline of Savoy. He is also survived by nieces and nephews Tracy Moats, Lam Pham, Phuc Pham, Jennifer Furrer, Justin Workman, Shawn Cline, Stephanie Nettles, Heather Wilson, Taylor Owen and Trevor Whitmire; aunts, Bettye Ruth Cotter of Sherman, Betty Whitmire of Olney, Texas. In addition, Melvin had many great nieces and nephews who adored him and loved spending time with him. He will be dearly missed.

Melvin’s career took him to Fishkill, New York for many years, where he was blessed with friends who he called his New York family.  With this family he enjoyed many holidays, vacations, golf tournaments, and shared with us many stories of these people and fun times that he treasured.

Melvin’s wishes were to be cremated; however, there will be a visitation and viewing at Mullican Little Funeral Home in Bells, Texas, on Wednesday, May 3, from 6pm – 8pm. All friends and family are invited to attend.