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Wanda Geraldine "Gerry" White, 86, beloved wife, mother, sister, Grandma and GiGi, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Memorial service: A private family memorial was held at her bedside. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org Gerry was raised in West Union, Ohio, and was a person who truly embraced life to the fullest. Those who knew her would attest to the fact that her life revolved around her family. She never met a stranger, and was known for making new friends everywhere she went. She could recall every detail about the lives of those she loved, and always knew how to make them feel special. Throughout her life, she took every opportunity to provide help, love and support for those who were in need, and actively donated to many charities, including the Wounded Warriors. Her husband Dale, introduced her to the sport of golf, and she excelled at it, winning many tournaments throughout the years she played. She was once awarded "The Spirit of Golf" award at Trophy Club Country Club for her sportsmanship. She enjoyed traveling, fly fishing and camping in the family RV, as well. Unknown to many was the fact that Gerry was at one time, an accomplished concert pianist. She held the title of Cincinnati Marble Champion in her youth and was the leading receiver in the RPL (Roanoke Pasture League). Football was an important tradition in her household during the fall, and she loved cheering on the Dallas Cowboys with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Milton Gollahon and Dora Ruth Gollahon; brother, Harry Gollahon; and her daughter, Leslie Sue White. Survivors: She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 68 years, Dale L. White, Sr.; her son, Dr. Dale L. White Jr. and his wife, Debbie; son, Steven M. White and his wife, Teri; her son, Dr. Keith Hubbard and his wife, Dianne; her sister, Delores Gollahon; her grandchildren, Amy, Dale, Donald, Courtney, Kyle, Keller, Lynsi and her husband, Brad, Kelsi, Cara, Natali; her great-grandchildren, Samantha, Rory and Madeline; as well as, many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. "There are some who bring a light so great into the world that, even after they have gone, the light remains."--Rakesh Mohan Hallen Thank you for the light, Ger. See ya on the other side of the river.
Published in Star-Telegram on Oct. 6, 2013
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