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Mary White

Memphis, TN

May 30, 1947 - February 12, 2024

Mary White Obituary

Mary White, Age 76, Died February 12, 2024.


Mary Virginia White was born May 30, 1947, in Millry, Alabama to the proud parents of the late Percy Leverett and Jessie Lee White. She later in life relocated to Memphis, Tennessee.

Mary as most people called her grew up with and is survived by two sisters, Margaret White-Douglas, Sherry L. Dancy (John H. Dancy), and one brother Gregory White.

Mary received Salvation through Jesus Christ under the leadership of the late Reverend L. R. Butler at the Hunter Avenue Missionary Baptist Church where she served in the Choir, and President of the Mother Board faithfully until her illness.

Mary loved caring for the elderly and children. She was Nursing Assistant at John’s Nursing Home, Education Assistant at Vollentine Elementary, and Assistant Director of Children’s Palace Daycare until her retirement in 2012.

Mary is survived by her daughter Lisa R. Madden and son Reginald D. White (Natoshia Alston-White).

Six grandchildren: Shakevia S. Madden, Kenneth J. Madden Annevvia A. Madden, Keenan J. Madden, Demartrius Jones-White, and Jamayka T. White. 3 great-grandchildren, Harmony Chanel Fouse (Granny’s moo-moo) Kaleb Jawon Madden (grandma Mary’s little general) and Katelynn Grace Madden (Grandma Mary’s little queen bee). Nieces: Donna Alexander, Shamika Douglas-Rice, Jasmine J. Dancy, and Tatyana Dancy. A host of great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and truly dear friends.

Mary’s Son-in-law, Kenneth B. Madden, whom she loved dearly preceded her death.


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