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Nellie White

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

ST. LOUIS - Nellie Mae White, 87, formerly of Matthews, died April 30, 2006, in the Woodland Nursing Home at St. Louis.

Born Dec. 14, 1918, in Starville, Miss., daughter of the late Nel and Smitty Hamilton, she was a member of Greer Chapel Baptist Church in Sikeston.

Survivors include: three sons, Eddie Joe White of St. Louis and Percy White Jr. and Larry White of Sikeston; six daughters, Willie Mae Chamberlain and Geneva White of Sikeston, Bernice Hamilton, Bird Ester Thomas and Margaret White of St. Louis and Lou Gracie Deering of Los Angeles; and a granddaughter, Beckie White, whom she raised; and 45 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday when services will be conducted at Greer Chapel Baptist Church in Sikeston.

Burial will follow in Sunset of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.

Williams Funeral Homes in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements