Jean Ellen White, 88, formerly of Colfax, died on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Franciscan Health Lafayette East.
She was born on June 17, 1930 in Carroll County to Noah Frank and Mary Olive (Swisher) Coulter. She married Thomas Redle on August 5, 1950 and he preceded her in death on November 3, 1956. She married Jack White in 1958. Jean was a 1948 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School. She worked for Dr. Burrows in Frankfort, Colfax Foods for 7 years and R&R Meat for 13 years. She was a member of Colfax Christian Church for over 60 years and was a Sunday School Teacher there for over 20 years.
Memorial donations may be made in Jean’s honor to the Isaiah 55 Food Pantry, 5641 West Mulberry Jefferson Road, Frankfort.
Visitation and Services
Friends may visit 4 – 7 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the funeral home. Pastor Paul Del Valley will officiate. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery.
Surviving are her Son: Samuel W. White (wife: Sukanya Dutta-White) of Morgantown, WV; Daughter: Sally L. Smith of Colfax; Grandchildren: Katelyn (Luke) Downs, Patrick Smith, Jacob White, and Brishti White; Brother: Larry J. Coulter, PHD of Crestview, FL; Sisters: Carolyn Robertson of Frankfort and Dianna (Husband: Larry) Snapp of Camden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, grandson: Andrew Smith, and sister: Roberta Scripture.