Ruth "Mimi" White 98, of Paoli, Indiana, passed away Thursday April 11, 2019 at her home. She was born on June 29, 1920 in Fargo, Indiana to Leonard Alonza Bennett and Josephine (Cecil) Bennett. She married Elwood "Woody" White on March 28, 1937.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Elwood "Woody", two sisters Lois Stout and Viola Lanham, two grandchildren Brian White and Rebecca Ott, one great-grandchildren Ashley White, one step-granddaughter Mykala Morin.
During World War II she went to work at Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, Indiana and was a caregiver for her father-in-law Elvet.
She was a member of the Old Union Methodist Church in Orleans, Indiana. She loved to garden, attending to her flowers and the hummingbirds, she loved music, and loved to travel, she enjoyed cooking and being with her family, they were her biggest accomplishment.
Survivors include four sons, JR (Becky) White, New Albany, Frank (Connie) White, Sellersburg, Steve (Diane) White, West Baden, Indiana and Joe (Rita) White, Paoli, Indiana; three daughters, Norma Spalding, Paoli, Indiana, Anita (Lawrence) Myers, Paoli, Indiana, Melody (Larry) Morin, Bedford, Indiana; Caregivers, Mary Patton, Paoli, Indiana, Barbara Mosson, Paoli, Indiana. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday April 16, 2019 at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, Paoli. Interment will follow in the Old Union United Methodist Cemetery, Orleans, Indiana. Visitation to be held Monday April 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m.and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, Indiana.
Online Condolences may be made at Dillman-Scott Funeral
Published on April 15, 2019
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