Grayson County News-Gazette

Thursday, March 09, 2006 307 W. Market Street Leitchfield, KY 42754

also in The News-Enterprise Sunday, March 05, 2006  page B2


Oren Rowe White

Oren Rowe White, age 83, of White Mills, Ky., died Friday, March 3, 2006 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky.

A native of Grayson County, he was a member of Summit United Methodist Church, the former Postmaster at Summit Post Office, and retired from Ft. Knox Civil Service. He was a local historian and geneologist.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Thelma Hart White; his parents, Frank Glenn and Annie Petty White; two sisters, Orlene Hawkins and Zona Rose; and one brother, Gilbert Jeffries.

He is survived by five daughters, Josephine (Robert) Boggs of Leitchfield, Maxine White, Gelana White, and Lititia “Tish” (John) Thomas, all of Elizabethtown, and Mitsy (John) Knight of Bowling Green, Ky.; one brother, Carlos Jeffries of Monticello, Ind.; and one sister, Alta Asher of Vine Grove, Ky. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Lincoln and David Belcher, Matthew Knight and Clay Thomas; and three great-grandchildren, Joshua, Aiden, and Hyland Belcher.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 6, 2006 at Summit United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Sexton, Rev. Rose Jones, and Rev. Bill Rounsaville officiating.

Burial was in the Summit Methodist Cemetery.

Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown was in charge of the arrangements.