August 15, 1926 - January 5, 2020
Jewell Elaine White, daughter of the late Joshua & Edna (Moore) Johnson, was born on August 15, 1926 in Guthrie, OK, and departed this life on January 5, 2020 at her home near Long Lane, MO. At the time of her passing she was 93 years, 4 months, and 19 days of age. Jewell was united in marriage to Wesley White, and to this union 7 children were born, three of whom survive her. She had a big family and enjoyed spending time with all of them and often talked of how she loved them. Jewell led the church choir with her beautiful voice and loved singing the old church hymns. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and raising pot belly pigs as pets. Jewell was preceded in death by her husband Wesley; her parents; her brothers, Dean Johnson and Larry Johnson; her sisters, Essy (Johnson) Tucker and Lilly (Johnson) Stanley; and four children, Wesley Leon White, Johnny White, Nancy (White) Milne, and Cheryl (White) Riddick. She is survived by one brother, Ronnie Johnson of Bakersfield CA; three children, Edna (White) & husband Michael Stewart of Springdale AR, Steven & wife Sheri (Goins) White of Forsyth, MO, and Tommy White of Rockaway Beach, MO; one daughter-in-law, Traseda Lynn White of Elkland, MO, two sons-in-law, Leon Milne and Bobby Riddick of Bakersfield, CA; 16 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Cantlon Otterness & Viets Funeral Home in Buffalo with Pastor David VanBebber. Escorts will be friends and family in attendance. Interment will be in the Macedonia Cemetery under the care and direction of the Cantlon Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home.
Jewell Elaine White, daughter of the late Joshua & Edna (Moore) Johnson, was born on August 15, 1926 in Guthrie, OK, and departed this life on January 5, 2020 at her home near Long Lane, MO. At the time of her passing she was 93 years,... View Obituary & Service Information
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