Obituary for John L. White

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John L. White

July 2, 1940 - May 27, 2017

John L. White, age 76, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 27, 2017 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Morgantown.


John was born July 2, 1940, in Brown County, to the late Lawrence Everett and Mary Ellen (Emberton) White. He married Susie Jean (Daniels) White on December 11, 1976 in Morgantown. She preceded him in death on September 30, 2007.


He was employed for twenty-three years with the Carpenter’s Union Local 301 in Indianapolis. John enjoyed hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting and visiting with friends and family. John was a fan of all sports, especially NASCAR.

 He attended the Beech Grove Baptist Church in Trafalgar.


John is survived by his children, Chris Breedlove of Taylorsville, John L. (Charity) White Jr. and Shelia White both of Morgantown and Ed White of Elmore; stepchildren, Danny Catt of Spearsville, Rhonda Brewer and Darrell Catt both of Indianapolis; siblings, Donald Ray (Myrtie) White and Orval Lee White both of Morgantown, Dianne White, Cathy White & Ruth LaFary all of Illinois; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by siblings, Betty Howell, Rosemary LaFary, Robert Gregory “Bobby” White and Lawrence Eugene White Jr.


The Rev. Ron Sodrel will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Following the burial, all are welcome to a luncheon at the Beech Grove Baptist Church, 5868 W. 325 S. in Trafalgar.


Condolences to the White family can be made at

Information: (812)597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Time: 10:30 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: July 2, 1940
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Condolences for John White

Joe and Jill Clephane posted on 5/31/17

R.I.P. John and thank you for so many years of friendship. Our condolences to Johns family and many friends.


Lois E. White Biggs posted on 5/28/17

To All Things There is A Season , Uncle John you will truly missed , so sad that didn't come see and talk to you more often . Heaven has gained another soldier in God's army , I know you're happy to be with other family that have gone before you , those of us who wait for our time to join you and Jesus our Lord and Savior , I pray it will be soon . Prayers to all the Sisters and Children of John L. White , love to all . God Bless