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Mary Jane Younger White

Mrs. Mary Jane Younger White of South Boston died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at her residence at the age of 86.

Mrs. White was born in Halifax County on June 27, 1927 to the late Mr. Henry R. Younger and Mrs. Estelle Hughes Younger. She was married to the late Mr. Joseph White and was a member of Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church. 

Mrs. Mary Jane Younger White is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Mary Barnes of Newport News, Mrs. Shirley F. Cole and husband Frank, Ms. Janice White, Ms. Nina White, Ms. Brenda White and Ms. Teresa White, all of South Boston; three sons, Mr. Willie C. White, Mr. Ira Owen and Mr. David F. White, all of South Boston; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including the devoted, Ms. Bobbie Talley and Mr. Henry Mickey. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Mr. Joseph White, Mr. Robert White and Mr. Alexander White; one sister, Mrs. Nannie Booker; and two brothers, Mr. William J. Younger and Mr. Sylvester Younger. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jane Younger White will be Wednesday, April 2, at 1 p.m. at Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church with Elder Frederick Betts officiating. Burial will follow in Berry Hill Baptist Church cemetery. 

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 1091 Riverdale Drive, South Boston.  

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.