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May 24, 2014

Rosalie Benge White

Graveside services for Rosalie Benge White, 81, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Duncan Cemetery in Good Springs, Texas with Chaplain Ike Roberts officiating, under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Mrs. White passed away Friday, May 23, 2014 in Tyler.

She was born Sept.25, 1932 in Cherokee county to Franklin and Viola Benge.

Rosalie was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Blackfoot, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Dale “Buddy” White; parents, Franklin “Frog” and Viola Benge; grandson, Sgt. Casey Wayne Jones; brother, Wilson Benge; and sisters, Paula M. Wagner and Loyce Merle Little.

Survivors include her daughters, Gail White and husband John Buck Scarborough of Palestine, Elaine Cannon and husband Joe of Bullard, Martha Stewart of Jacksonville; sister-in-law, June Taylor of Jacksonville; brother-in-law, Keith Wagner of Belton; grandchildren, Chris Mitchell, Kenneth Mitchell and wife Cindy, Steven “Red” Mitchell, Jessica Lowery and husband Chuck, Josh Stewart, Cheyenne Stewart, Heath Jones and wife Kirsty, Billy Scarborough and wife Kendra, Jourdan McElhone and husband Jim; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will begin today one hour prior to the service at Duncan Cemetery in Good Springs.

 

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