Theodore William "Ted" White, Sr.
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Dr. Theodore William "Ted" White, Sr., age 72, of Aurora, Missouri passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at his office in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.
Dr. White started his Optometry practice in Aurora, Missouri in 1961 where he was for 29 years until he moved it to Mt. Vernon, Missouri in 1990. Ted was a member of several civic organizations and was a die-hard Houn Dawg football fan.
Additional survivors include: his wife Myrna; one daughter, Tiffany Means and her husband, Mike; two sons, Theodore W. White, Jr., and Ryan White and his wife, Tiffany; two brothers, John White and his wife, Betty and Richard White and his wife Alice;one sister, Myrtle Lee Stone; four grandchildren, Michael Means II, Montgomery Meansand Reece and Morgan White. His parents and nephew, John Ed White preceded him in death.
A memorial service under the direction of Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2011, at Ted and Myrna's farm. Memorial donations may be made to The Midwestern Innocence Project or the Larry Stewart Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.craftoncantrellfuneralhome.com.
Published in the News-Leader on Aug. 19, 2011