By Libby Cluett
Mineral Wells Index
Wendy White Bellenger, 48, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, surrounded by her family at home in Weatherford.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Monday at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 606 Mockingbird Lane, Weatherford.
Interment: 9 a.m. Monday in Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at White’s Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Memorials: In lieu of usual remembrances, the Bellenger family suggests contributions in Wendy’s memory to the Wendy White Bellenger TCU Scholarship Fund or Wendy White Bellenger Gall Bladder Cancer Research Fund at M.D. Anderson. Contributions should be sent to Plains Capital Bank, attention: Sheri Fergason, 1001 Santa Fe Drive, Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Wendy White Bellenger was born Sept. 10, 1964, in Weatherford, the first of four children, to Bob and Carolynn White. Wendy was the fourth generation of the White family to work at the family funeral home and just recently received her funeral director’s license. Prior to the funeral industry, she worked in the Southlake-Carroll ISD at Johnson Elementary School, where she taught physical education for many years. Wendy also had a career in banking as an executive assistant.
Wendy graduated from Weatherford High School with the class of 1982 and then TCU, where she was a member of Alpha Phi.
Wendy married Dana Bellenger on Sept. 1, 1984, and they had two children, Zack and Rachel. She was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church Grapevine.
Wendy was preceded in death by her brother, Wynn Douglas White; sister, Laura White; paternal grandparents, Ford and Grace White; and maternal grandfather, Hubert Moore.
Survivors: Husband, Dana Bellenger, of Weatherford; son, Zack Bellenger, of Fort Worth; daughter, Rachel Bellenger, of College Station; parents, Bob and Carolynn White, of Weatherford; sister, Anita White, of Weatherford; grandmother, Irma Moore, of Weatherford; aunt, Kay White Vincent, of Fort Worth; numerous cousins; and a host of loving family and friends.
White’s Funeral Home