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obit for Heber D. White
Posted by: C Alff (ID *****5898) Date: June 20, 2006 at 14:46:11
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I am not researching this person and I know nothing else about the person. My mother and her father kept newspaper clippings. I am posting them in hopes of helping others.

Heber White, son of Dr. William White and Alma White, was born May 2, 1895, at Charity. (MO) He passed away March 31, 1949, at Cushing, Okla., at the age of 53 years, 10 months and 29 days. His father preceded him in death in 1921. Coincidentally, his father was the same age when he dided. His older sister preceded him in death exactly 38 years ago on March 31, 1911.

On May 4, 1916 he was married to Miss Ruby McPheeters. To this union one son, William A. White, who now resides at Enid, Okla., was born. Heber leaves to mourn his passing his mother, Mrs. Alma White of Charity; one sister, Mrs. Vera Atteberry, of Charity and her family; one brother, Hern White, Springfield, and his family; his wife, Ruby and his son William; and grandaughter, Linda Lou White; more than a score of nieces and nephews and other relatives, along with many friends.

Heber was employed by the Shell Pipe Line Co. at Cushing for the past 26 years and stood high in the esteem of his employers and associate workers.

His funeral was conducted by the Rev. Carroll Fairbanks, pastor of the First Christian Church at Cushing, Okla. Jack Babbit sang "No Night There" and "Abide With Me" with accompanient by Mrs. Jack Babbit. Pallbearers were Shell employees- W.N. Le Seuer, Roy Floyd, J.W. Jewett, John O. Clark, U.W. Clark and R. A. Dowell.

The writer of this sketch has known Heber his entire life. He was a good boy; he was a leader in sports, an outstanding baseball player, a special friend to children, very popular with people his own age, and a great lover of old people, a good social mixer, and eager to support schools, churches, and all other worthwhile organizations. He had the ability to make friends wherever he went, and retained their confidence to the end. He was a great lover of his mother and visited her very often.

Heber was wholly devoted to his family; ever ready with money and service to make them happy, and his host of friends join the family at this hour of bereavement in the loss of their noble father, son, brother, and friend Heber.


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