|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1880|
George Samuel White is the son of Andrew Jackson and Florence A. (Williams) White. He first married Neva Mills and they made their home in Jefferson Township, Scotland County, Missouri. He later married Tabitha Mildred (Pryor) Smith. They made their home in Arbela, Thomson Township, Scotland County, Missouri, where he worked as a truck driver.
George S. White Died In Keokuk Hospital Fri.
George Samuel White of 2819 South 7th St., Keokuk [Iowa] died in the Graham hospital there on Friday night at 9:55 o'clock, where he had been a patient since last Monday. Mr. White was 67 years old and was born October 3, 1880 at London Mills, in Fulton county, Ill., the son of A.J. and Florence Williams White and he went to Keokuk from Arbela five years ago. He was formerly engaged in trucking and farming, and was employed at the Thomas Truck and Caster Co., since going to Keokuk. He was united in marriage on November 17, 1923 to Mrs. Tabitha Mildred Smith in Memphis. He was a member of the Methodist church of Arbela andhad been a member of the IOOF at Arbela. Surviving are his wife; a step-son, Wilbur F. Smith, at the marine base Santa Ana, Calif.; four step-daughters, Mrs. Paul Symmonds of Carthage, Mrs. Blanche Case, Garvey, Calif., and Mrs. Howard Bank and Mrs. Clyde Teller of Keokuk; four step-grandchildren; eight step great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Hyde of Memphis; Mrs. John Dannenhauer, Woodland, Calif.; Mrs. Nels Nelson, Granger; and Mrs. C.L. Sayers of Medill, nieces, a nephew and other relatives. His parents, a brother, Dillard White, and a sister, Mrs. Mozella Watkins preceded him in death.
(originally published in the Daily Gate City, Keokuk, Iowa)
Funeral Services for George S. White at Arbela Sunday
George Samuel White of 2819 South Seventh Street, died Friday night, July 25, at 9:55 o'clock at Graham Hospital where he had been a patient since last Monday, says the Keokuk Daily Gate City. Sixty-seven years old, he was born October 3, 1880 in London Mills, Fulton County, Illinois, the son of A. J. and Florence Williams White and moved to Keokuk from Arbela, Missouri five years ago. Formerly engaged in trucking and farming he has been employed at the Thomas Truck and Caster Co. since moving to Keokuk. On November 17, 1923, he married Mrs. Tabitha Mildred Smith in Memphis. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Arbela and had been a member of the I. O. O. F. in Arbela. Surviving are his wife; a step son, Wilbur F. Smith, at the marine base in Santa Ana, California; four step-daughters, Mrs. Paul Symmonds of Carthage; Mrs. Blanche Case of Garvey, California; and Mrs. Howard Bank and Mrs. Clyde Teller of Keokuk; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Hyde of Memphis, Mrs. John Dannenhauer of Woodland, California; Mrs. Nels Nelson of Granger; and Mrs. C. L. Sayer of Medill. His parents, a brother, Dillard White and a sister, Mrs. Mozella Watkins, preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted at the Arbela Methodist Church Sunday by Rev. G. W. Ridley, pastor and interment was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery there.
Published by Memphis Reveille and provided by Peggy Dochterman. Included with permission.
Tabitha Mildred Pryor White (1884 - 1959)
Hickory Grove Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 23, 2006
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