Obituary for Mildred E. White

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Mildred E. White

October 4, 1925 - April 22, 2017

Mildred E. White, age 91, passed away Saturday morning, April 22, 2017 at Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.

Mildred was born October 4, 1925 in Brown County, to the late Cary and Edith Mary (Griffin) Cummings. She married Morris R. White on October 30, 1945 in Nashville.  He preceded her in death on September 22, 2001 after 56 loving years.

Mildred was a 1943 Helmsburg High School graduate and went on to earn her degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse from IUPUI, Indianapolis. She retired from the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin in 1995 after 20 years of service.

Mildred loved to square dance in earlier years with her beloved husband Morris. She also enjoyed crocheting, quilting & flower gardening.  Mildred was a member of the Red Hat Society, Morgantown Eastern Star Chapter 579 and the Morgantown Christian Church. 

Mildred is survived by her loving children, Morris A. (Gwen) White of Indianapolis, Kenneth W. (Virginia) White of Helmsburg & Nancy (Robert) Whaley of Greenwood; sister, Ruby Walden of Spencer; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris R. White and two brothers, Carl Cummings & Paul Cummings.

The Rev. David Lee will conduct a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24th, at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mildred to The Franklin United Methodist Community “Activity Fund”, 1070 W. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131.

Condolences may be sent to the White family at

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Date: Monday, April 24, 2017

Time: 3:00 pm

East Hill Cemetery


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Born: October 4, 1925
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Condolences for Mildred White

Kimberly McDonald posted on 4/24/17

I am so sorry for your loss.


Molly White posted on 5/24/17

I will miss you so much Grandma.... Give Grandpa a big hug and a kiss from me, Kayla and Noah. I am so glad they got to spend time with you and I wish he could have been here to meet them. We will all see you both one day. I love you and always will. We all miss you so much.


David Dick posted on 4/22/17

Special people create special memories. The special memories is what lives in us. I know she created lots of special memories.


Gale Henderson Miller posted on 4/22/17

I remember Mildred well, I worked under her I believe at the Methodist Home, she was an excellent nurse and just a sweetheart to know. Prayers for all of her family and loved one's at this time.


David walden posted on 4/22/17

So sorry for your lost! Always enjoy going to see her and your dad.


Morris and Gwen White posted on 4/22/17

We love you Mom and will miss you more than you know!


Patty Glardon Brittain posted on 4/22/17

Aunt Mildred will be truly missed. Remembered staying at her and Uncle Morris house. Had some best times of my childhood there. May god be with you.