Ella Loraine White
QUANAH – Ella Loraine White, 93, of Quanah, died on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Crowell. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at the First Christian Church with Rev. Wayne Hollinshead officiating. Interment will follow at Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
White was born Nov. 20, 1921 to the late William and Annie Ray Ritchie. She married J.D. White on Dec. 14, 1940 in Quanah. He preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1994. She was the Hardeman County and District Clerk for 18 years. She lived in Quanah all of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, John D. White Jr. of Arlington and Leslie David White of Dallas; one daughter, Rebecca Delores Reed of Quanah; two sisters, Cora Lee Lewis of Quanah and Frances N. Heath of Wichita Falls; four grandsons and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Blassingame Wood and Fannie Mae Price; one brother, William Ritchie, and one grandson, Stephen David White.
Family Visitation will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2016 at Smith Funeral Home.