Barbara White
Barbara White, 74, of Mt. Vernon died 3:02 a.m. July 9, 2003, at 
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was retired 
from Security Bank, where she had worked as an executive secretary.  
At the time of her death, she was employed as manager of Lincolnshire 

Mrs. White was born July 4, 1929, in Jefferson County to Bert Borden and 
Evelyn (Gammon) Borden.  She was married to Robert E. “Gene” White; he died 
Aug. 18, 2002.

Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Hopewell Cemetery in rural 
Jefferson County.  Those attending this service are asked to go directly to 
the cemetery on Friday.  The Revs. Everett Lemay and J. R. Janese will officiate.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

Mrs. White is survived by her daughters, Laura Vladetich and husband Mike of 
Mt. Vernon and Donna Dare and husband Dennis of Mt. Zion; grandchildren Matthew Martin 
and wife Melanie of Mt. Vernon, Michael Martin and wife Tammy of Mt. Vernon, 
Daniel Valdetich of Mt. Vernon and Tony Valdetich of Mt. Vernon; a great grandson, 
Hagan Schneider of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Sharon Davis and husband Bob of Mt. Vernon; 
nephews David White and Danny White, both of Kentucky; nieces Lynn Curry of O’Fallon, Mo. 
and Christie Bond of Mt. Vernon; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Auxiliary or Logan Street Baptist Church 
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, 
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may 
call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 7-9-2003
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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