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Mary Ellen White

February 9, 1929 — October 23, 2017

Mary Ellen Reeves White, age 88, passed away Monday October 23, 2017 at Cookeville Regional Hospital in Cookeville, Tennessee.

She was born on February 9, 1929 in the Eastland Community in  Sparta. Tennessee to Charlie Reeves and Laura Mae Spain Reeves Talley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Curtis E. White; son, Donald E. White; brother, Charles Vernon Reeves and sister in law,   Dorothy Reeves.

Mary was a life long Christian  and member of the Church of Christ at Eastland and later in years Central Church of Christ.

She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Dan and Mae White of Sparta, TN; daughter in law, Judy White; 5 grandchildren, Angie Palmer, husband Jim, Kristie White, Jason White and wife Amanda, Nathan White, and Tia Lewis and husband Chris; and 5 great grandchildren, Hunter Price, Seth Price, Taylor Palmer, Chris Lewis and Haley Lewis.


Graveside services will be held, Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Blue Springs Cemetery. Officiating will be Bro. Jack Chadwell. Interment will follow at Blue Springs Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 P.M. at Thurman Funeral Home.

Please sign the online guestbook at  Thurman Funeral Home is In charge of the arrangements.

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