MITCHELL Virginia Lois “Mammy” White, 79, Mitchell, formerly of Orleans, passed away at 10:18 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2009, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born May 18, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Bernard Burton and Dessie (Owen) Ray. She married Ollan Arthur White October 19, 1976, and he preceded her in death July 11, 1996.
She did her internship in nursing at Methodist Hospital and had been employed at Mitchell Manor and Hoosier Uplands. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Nola Colleen Jones, Alabama
Maxine Ashley, Orleans
Tony White, Greenwood
Rocky White, Louisiana
Ollan Andre White, California
Flo George, Mitchell
Luella Russell, Mitchell
Harry Bill Burton, Florida
William Jones and Tiffany Jones
great grandson, Aaron Michael McClain
several nieces and nephews
Her parents; stepfather, Curt Ray; husband; son, Wesley Ryan Jones; grandchildren, Jorie Simmons, Shane Ryan Jones, Ollan Wesley Jones; great grandchildren, April and Alexandra Jones; and sister, Marlene Bland, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home. Burial will be in Connerley Switch Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.