- Last Updated on 08:01 AM 02/27/13
Mrs. Dorothy Hargrove White of 1186 Blue Rock Road, Vernon Hill, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at The Woodview at the age of 87.
Mrs. White was born in N.C. on June 10, 1925 to the late Mr. Elijah S. Hargrove and Mrs. Annie Barksdale Hargrove. She was married to the late Mr. Louis White and was a member of Christ Temple Blue Rock Apostolic Church in Vernon Hill.
Mrs. White is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Martha Conner of Springfield, Mrs. Dorothy Marable of South Boston and Ms. Mildred White of Richmond; one son, Mr. Henry White of Halifax; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Ruth White of Halifax and Mrs. Shirley White of Nathalie; two sons-in-law, Mr. Donald Conner of Springfield and Mr. James Marable of South Boston; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Lucille Dixon of Vernon Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. White was preceded in death by one daughter, Ms. Thelma White; two sons, Mr. William White and Mr. Lawrence White; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Bruce and Mrs. Beatrice Edmonds; two brothers, Mr. Randolph Hargrove and Mr. Elijah Hargrove.
Funeral services for Mrs. White will be held Friday, March 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax with District Elder Donald Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Christ Temple Blue Rock Apostolic Church cemetery in Vernon Hill.
Public viewing for family and friends will be at The Crawford House chapel Thursday, Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.