Virginia Lee White
Virginia Lee White, 82, of Mt. Vernon died 10:55 p.m. Oct. 2, 2004, at
Nature Trail Health Care Center. She retired as a laundry attendant at
Oak Grove Terrace.
Mrs. White was born Nov. 18, 1921, in Keenes to Fredrick M. and Gola
(Voyles) Jones. She married Harold A. White March 29, 1938, in Mt.
Vernon; he died Jan. 1, 2003.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon. The Revs. Melvin Larson and Larry Jones will officiate. Burial
will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Friends may call
from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A biblical
wake service will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev.
Richard Mays leading the brief service.
Mrs. White is survived by daughters Beverly Murphy and husband William of
Woodridge and Linda Bullock and husband Marvin of Mt. Vernon; a grandson,
Kevin Murphy and wife Ruth of West Chicago; granddaughters Dr. Lonna Murphy
and husband Dr. Ethan Badman of Ames, Iowa and Stacey Taylor and husband William
of Mt. Vernon; and great-grandsons Blade Taylor of Mt. Vernon, Kaiden Taylor of
Mt. Vernon and Dermot Badman of Ames, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, Wayne
Voyles and John Jones.
Mrs. White was a member of West Side Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. For those who
wish, memorials may be made to West Side Baptist Church and will be accepted at
the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon,
IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where
you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: 7 Oct 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman