WHITE, Charles (1857-1937)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 12/3/2020 at 19:29:17
(September 7, 1857 – June 3, 1937)
Chariton Herald Patriot, Chariton, Iowa, Thursday, June 10th, 1987, p.9
Charles White, well known Chariton citizen, passed away at his home in this city on June 3, 1937, after an illness which confined him to his home the past six years. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. E. L. Stone, of Burlington, formerly of Chariton, assisted by Rev. Paul H. Hicks, pastor of the Chariton Methodist Church, were held at the Beardsley Funeral Home Monday forenoon at 10:30 o’clock, and burial was in the Newbern Cemetery.
Charles White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin White, was born near Seymour, Indiana, on Sept. 7, 1857. He came to Iowa in 1878 and located at Newbern, Iowa. Shortly after arriving there he united with the Newbern Methodist Church. On Nov. 27, 1879 he was united in marriage to Rachel Graves at her home near Newbern. To this union three children were born, all of whom survive him. He moved to Chariton in 1894 and with the exception of two years spent in Lacona, this place has since been his home. Mr. White was an honest, upright citizen, a devoted husband and father, and enjoyed the high regard of all with whom he came in contact. He leaves to mourn his passing his three children, Willis White of Temecula, Calif., and Sarah J. and Mary White, well known teachers in the Chariton schools, and three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
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