Rita Whitworth McDougal
Rita Whitworth McDougal
  • September 3, 1952 - December 22, 2014
  • Abilene, Texas

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Rita Whitworth McDougal, 62, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 in Abilene. Services will be held at 1:00p.m. on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South with Jason Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday morning, prior to the service, from 10:00 to 11:30a.m. at the funeral home.

Rita was born on September 3, 1952 in Houston, Texas to Samuel Whitworth and Doris Meador Whitworth. She enjoyed taking trips and spending time with family. Rita loved her animals just like family as well.

She is preceded in death by her father, Rev. S.L. Whitworth; and her husband, Gene McDougal. Survivors include her mother, Doris Whitworth of Hawley; her brother, Sam Whitworth of Abilene; three sisters, Carol Hudson and LaDonna Wilson both of Abilene, and Linda Finch of Eastland; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Rita's honor to Rescue the Animals and Hendrick Hospice.