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William White


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 10/31/2022 at 08:49:49

12 August 1954 - The Anamosa Eureka

OLIN - William Byron White, jr., 73, life-long Jones county resident, died at Mercy hospital, Anamosa July 30, following a lingering illness.

Funeral service was held at the Campbell funeral home, Olin, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, with Rev. Lloyd Dutro, pastor of the Olin Evangelical United Brethren church, officiating. Julian Kinler sang, "In The Garden", and "The Old Rugged Cross", accompanied by Mrs. Louis Rohwedder.

Mrs. Erma Dutro, Mrs. Bliss Switzer and Mrs. Clate Dripps were in charge of flowers. Casketbearers were Bliss Switzer, Earl Bixler, Raymond James, Fred Krutzfield, Oscar Kinler and Ernest Peck.

Honorary pallbearers were Dick Carstens and Sam Tarbox. Burial was in the Green cemetery, near Morley.

William Byron White, jr., the son of William B. White, sr., and Elizabeth Byerly White was born in Jones county, Jan. 2, 1881. He was one of a family of seven children.

Dec. 25, 1906, he was married to Miss Blanche McCarney. Five children one of whom died in infancy, were born to this union.

Mr. White farmed in the Olin vicinity until 1943, when they moved to Olin, where they have lived since.

He was preceded in death by one child, both his parents, one brother and one sister.

He is survived by his wife, Blanche; two sons, Leonard and Harlan White, both of Mechanicsville; two daughters, Mrs. Lavella Carter, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Leola Chesmore, Olin; one brother, John White, Saco, Mont.; and three sisters, Caddie, Maude and Jennie, all of Olin. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.


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