Lisa Ann Whiting, of Midland, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008.

She was born Nov. 29, 1965, in Brownwood, Texas, to Bobby Gene Powers and Karen Powers Olsen. Lisa was reared and educated in Bronte, Texas where she graduated from Bronte High School. She designed and produced extraordinary and unique children's books.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Gloria Lee Fuller; and grandfather, Robert Powers.

Lisa is survived by her loving husband Roy R. Whiting of Midland, Texas; daughter, Kelsey Shaye Whiting of Midland, Texas; son, Jacob A. Whiting of Las Cruces, N.M.; mother, Karen Powers Olsen and her husband Ronald of San Angelo, Texas; father, Bobby Powers of San Angelo, Texas; brothers, Jamie Powers, his wife Alysa and sons, Tevin and Garrett, and Ty Powers of San Angelo, Texas; sisters, Leah Powers of San Angelo, Texas and Michele Thompson of Milwaukee, Oregon; grandfather, Frank Fuller of Early, Texas; grandmother, Verna Faye McKinney of Brownwood, Texas; in-laws, Howell T. and Doris Whiting of Roswell, N.M.; brothers-in-law, Wayne Whiting of Roswell, N.M., and Philip Whiting and wife Carmen of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Diane Weir of Roswell, N.M.; numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends, Roman and Stephanie Duran, and Debra Weatherford.

Memorial services have been scheduled for 3 p.m.. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Stonegate Fellowship with Jay Mayo officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 2304 W. Wadley, Midland, TX 79705.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX 79701 (432) 683-5555. To place online condolences please visit or for visitation information.