Violet Shupe White (1926 - 2012)


Violet Shupe White, 86, of Fries, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in the Grayson Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born in Grayson County, on March 24, 1926, to Ernest and Nancy Landreth Shupe.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest White.
Survivors include her daughters Janet Marie White of Winchester, Ky., and Rita Ellen White of Scottsville; son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Sherry White of Fries; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Nell Hammond and Eva Jane Vaughan, both of Fries and Ella Ruth Snoddy of New Canton; brother, Curtis Shupe of Fries; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Liberty Hill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Liberty Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Liberty Hill United Methodist Church, 710 Mooretown Lane Fries, Va. 24330.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
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Published in Galax Gazette from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2012