OXFORD, Nebraska -- Carol I. White, 92, died Sunday (Dec. 23, 2012), at Methodist Homes in Holdrege, Nebraska.
She was born Jan. 16, 1920, at Stamford, Nebraska, to Harold and Grace (Bain) West. She grew up in the Precept area, attending country school.
She married Ralph White on April 13, 1941, at Elwood, Nebraska. Following marriage they continued to farm in the Precept area until 1956 when they moved into Oxford. Her husband died Jan. 11, 1985.
She had been a cook for several years at the Oxford Hospital and nursing home when they were operating. She continued to live in Oxford until January of 2012, when she moved to Holdrege Methodist Homes in Holdrege, Nebraska.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Oxford, Nebraska, was a Gold Star Mother and also a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 219 of Oxford.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Gerry on Nov. 5, 1960; husband, Ralph; and her brother, Wendell West.
Survivors include her son, Larry and wife, Denise White of Oxford; a daughter, Joann and husband, Jon Davis of Albuquerque, New Mexico; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City, Nebraska, with the Rev. Linda Knipping officiating. Burial will follow at the Oxford Cemetery in Oxford.
There is no viewing or visitation.
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Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.