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Edith Mae White

Obituary for Edith Mae White

May 6, 1924 - January 29, 2018
Central, South Carolina | Age 93


Edith Mae Gillespie White, 93, widow of Glenn Evans White, Sr., died Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson.

Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Jane Whitlock Gillespie. Edith was an employee of Martin Sausage Company for over 20 years and a member of Refuge Baptist Church.

Surviving are sons, Glenn E. White, Jr and Gloria. of Pensacola, FL and Billy White and Tonya of Pendleton; daughters, Linda Ammons and Gary of Rocky Mount, NC and Connie Black of Central; sister, Katherine Mitchell of Pendleton; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and her loving niece Gail Albertson.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Phyllis Irvin; brother, James Gillespie; and sisters, Rosa Suddeth and Eva Nell Albertson.

Graveside services will be 1 PM, Thursday in Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Heath Bowie officiating.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Refuge Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central.

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  • Refuge Baptist Church
    219 Refuge Church Road
    Central, SC 29630

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Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
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