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Starke - Mrs. Maurice J. White, lifelong resident of Starke, FL, passed away March 22, 2014 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center. Mrs. White was a graduate of Florida A&M University, and received her Master's Degree in Education. She was a long time educator in Bradford County, and retired in 2013. Mrs. White was a member of Starke Seventh Day Adventist Church where she played the keyboard, and worked with the children to increase their love of music.

She is survived by her sons, Maurice J. White (Nicole), Atlanta, GA, McCoy White, Jr. (Marsha), Gainesville, FL; brother, Alvin Jenkins, Jr., Baltimore, MD, grandchildren; Daniel, Joshua and Mauricio-McCoy.

Graveside Services for Mrs. White will be held 11:00am, Friday, March 28, 2014 at Free Will Baptist Cemetery, Starke, FL. Family and friends are asked to meet at Graveside at 10:30am. Arrangements entrusted to Chestnut Funeral Home, Inc., 18 N.W. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL.

Mrs. White will repose in the Chestnut Memorial Chapel on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 2:00 until 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Mae Francis Jenkins Scholarship Fund.


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Chestnut Funeral Home - Gainesville
18 NW 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 372-2537
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Published in Gainesville Sun from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014
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