Funeral services for Irene Faye White, 72, Springfield, Missouri, formerly of West Plains, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 2013, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. White died at 11:08 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2013, at Manor at Elfindale, Springfield, Missouri.
She was born June 13, 1941, at Pottersville, Missouri, to Walter Silas Hensley and Vernie Davis Hensley. On May 25, 1963, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Kenith P. White, who preceded her in death on May 20, 2013. She had worked at International Shoe Company and was a clerk at Roper’s and Wal-Mart. Mrs. White was a member of Congregational Methodist Church and attended Amy Union Chapel, where she was the pianist and her husband had served as pastor. She is survived by three children, Branton White, St. Louis, Missouri, Kenitha Aikman, husband, Jim, Kansas City, Missouri and Heather White, Santa Clara, California; one brother, Lowell “Pete” Hensley, wife, Rachel, Centralia, Missouri; five sisters, Charlene Huffman, Lecompton, Kansas, Mildred Rutan, husband, Steve, Springfield, Missouri, Barbara Lee, Springfield, Missouri, Violet Losh, husband, Steve, Springfield, Missouri and Shirley Callahan, husband, Dewayne, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one son, Michael, two sisters, Ruby Huffman and Dorothy Spencer and two brothers, Neal and Thurman Hensley, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Inman Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Inman Cemetery or Parkinson Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.