Obituary of Mary Lou Cavenaugh White ~ 2000
Source: Wilmington Morning Star Apr 13 2000
Wallace - Mary Lou Cavenaugh White, age 94, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000,
at Day Spring Assisted Living.
Mrs. White was born December 29, 1905, in Duplin County and was the
daughter of the late William Henry and Della Bradshaw Cavenaugh.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Dewey White and two sons,
Joseph White and M.H. "Bob" White.
She was a member of North East Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church for
over 75 years.
Surviving are her daughters, Fannie W. King and husband, Elmer of
Jacksonville, and Betty W. Matthews and husband, Robert, of Wallace;
daughter-in-law, Barbara White Proctor; grandchildren, Gail King, Jo Lynn
Bratcher, Bobby Matthews, Jayne Matthews, Susan Pruitt, M.H. White, Jr.;
four great-grandchildren; brother, James Cavenaugh of Columbia, SC; and
sister, Margaret Teachey of Wallace.
Due to the flooding at North East PFWB Church, Mrs. White's funeral
service will be held at Wallace United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m.
Friday with the Rev. Frank Lloyd and the Rev. George "Buster" Price, Jr.
Burial will follow in Cavenaugh Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Harold Maready, Charlie Wood, Ralph Bratcher, Ralph
Pruitt, John David Cavenaugh and Henry Proctor.
Honorary casketbearers will be Buck Rich, Janice Rich, Earl Cavenaugh,
Matt Cavenaugh, Thomas Allen Cavenaugh, Annie Ruth Crumpler, and her Care
Givers at Day Spring Assisted Living.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Quinn-McGowen
Funeral Home, Wallace, and other times at the home of Robert and Betty
Memorial gifts may be given to the North East PFWB Church Restoration
Fund, 129 Hanchey Road, Wallace, NC 28466.
Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace.
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