Funeral services for Tresa Rena (Russell) Whittle will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Grant Chapel in Troy with the Rev. Roy Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Oenaville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today, at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.

    She died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Scott and White Hospital.

    She was born on Oct. 8, 1971, in Brownwood, to Ernest and Patricia Parker Russell. She was a volunteer with the elderly and children for many years. She had worked as a Dietary Hostess at Scott  and White Hospital for a number of years.

    Survivors include her husband, Billy Whittle of Temple; two sons, Christopher Russell and Patrick Juillerate both of Temple; daughter, Mistie Russell; grandson, Brock Russell; father, Ernest Russell and wife, Charlotte of Brownwood; brother, Luther Russell of Brownwood; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Dorthy Whittle and family; and grandmother, Rosie Parker of Brownwood.

    She was preceded in death by her loving mother, Patricia Diane Russell.