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Ruth White

YORK -- Mrs. Ruth Ellen White passed away Thursday, July 12. 2007 at White Oak Manor in York.

Born March 9, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lula Griffin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurbert White and her daughter, Rose Marie Carpenter.

Surviving are her son, Melvin White (Barbara) of New Jersey; three grandchildren, Kevin White and Steven White of New Jersey and Kia Carpenter of North Carolina; one son-in-law, Sidney Carpenter of North Carolina; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Annie Griffin, Lucy Stova and Hattie Belle Beaufort; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

The wake will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2007 at Wright Funeral Home in York.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in York.

Acknowledgements and memorials may be sent to Melvin White, 27 Pinckney St., York, S.C. 29745.

Wright Funeral Home is serving the family.