ESSEX - Flora Bell White, 86, died July 15, 2005, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born Aug. 15, 1918, in Parma, daughter of the late James "Poppy" and Minnie Ethel Newell Grim, she had lived in Michigan for 40 years and moved to Essex in 1990. She was a member of the Apostolic Church of Christ in Pontiac, Mich., and attended the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Essex.
On Aug. 29, 1936, in Bloomfield, she married LeRoy White, who preceded her in death on July 23, 1999.
One son, Vernon Lee White, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: five sons, Robert White of Kokomo, Ind., Bob White of Davisburg, Mich., Bill White of Lake Orion, Mich., and Earl White and Lindle White of Pontiac; four daughters, Geraldine Barker of Mio, Mich., Sue White of Bloomfield, Barbara Barton of Pontiac and Joyce Jenkinson of Clarkston, Mich.; and 28 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and many great-great-
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Todd White of Cicero, Ind., will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Essex Cemetery.