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Orkey White

Orkey White

Monday, July 11th, 1932 Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

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Life Story for Orkey White (Young)

Mrs. Orkey (Young) White, age 86, of Dayton, Ohio, entered this life on July 11, 1932, in Hazard, Kentucky, the loving daughter of the late, Alton Elwood and Ida Mae (Ritchie) Young. She was raised in Hazard, Kentucky and attended the Carr Creek School in Vicco, Kentucky. Orkey was united in marriage on June 17, 1968, in Milan, Indiana, to Edward Ross "Jack" White. This happy union was blessed with six children. Orkey and Jack shared nearly 51 years of marriage together until her death. Orkey was employed on the assembly line and in housekeeping for General Motors in Dayton, Ohio, retiring in 1997, after 20 years of service. Orkey will be remembered for her love of traveling and playing bingo. Orkey passed away at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Waters of Batesville in Batesville, Indiana.

Orkey will be deeply missed by her husband, Edward Ross "Jack" White of Dayton, OH; her daughters, Delores Ann Brooks and her husband, Jim of Dayton, OH, Mary Sue Hoffman of St. Leon, IN, Marsha Darlene Laflin and her husband, Bob of Indianapolis, IN and Lisa Leann Creager and her husband, Greg of Dayton, OH; her sons, Ross Edward White of Amissville, VA and Douglas William White of Stanley, VA; her 12-grandchildren; her 11-great-grandchildren; her brothers, Elwood Young of Maysville, OH and Harold Dean Young of Tipp City, OH and her several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alton Elwood and Ida Mae (Ritchie) Young; her son, Brian Dewayne White; her son-in-law, Jerry Hoffman; her 2-grandchildren; her brother, Ollie James Young and her sisters, Thelma King and Charity Bowling.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.

Friends may call 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 26th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, April 26th, 2019
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019
    10:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Mike Jones
  • Interment

    Vevay Cemetery
    HWY 156
    VEVAY, IN
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David Sharp

I worked with Orkey at the truck plant. She and her 2 daughters that worked there were always friendly and kind to me. RIP Orkey. My condolences and prayers for the family. God Bless....
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David W. Brooks

To my Wonderful Grandmother.. Grandma. Orkey.... I Thank you for Your Love and Kindness... We Love you! Love David
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Laurie C. White

---With my deepest sympathy---
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Laurie White

My Heart goes out to the entire White family. Orkey always had a wonderful smile and she loved her family with all she was. My sons, Douglas and Dustin, I know will miss their Maw Maw. Rest easy now Orkey. My thoughts are with you all, may you find peace and comfort.--Laurie White--
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