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Glenna Jean White

August 30, 1941 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 79)


Glenna Jean White, 79, of Brighton, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at her home.


She was born August 30, 1941, in Olmstead, Illinois, to the late Bill and Margaret (Claxton) Starkweather.


On July 29, 1961, she married Robert Lee White in Alton, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 3, 1995.


Prior to retirement, Glenna worked as a housekeeper for Christian Northeast Hospital. She loved her family and spending time with them brought her the most joy.


Survivors include her daughter, Theresa (Mark) Abrams of Meadowbrook; son, David (Doris) White of Godfrey; daughter in law Cheryl White of Medora; three grandchildren, Zachary White, Stephanie Ruyle, Brandon Abrams; two great grandchildren, Christian Ruyle, Ava Ruyle; and two sisters, Gail (Ron) Wilson, Sherry (Mike) Lappe.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her children, Joy White, and Thomas White; and one brother, Bruce Starkweather.


Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. noon, on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Medora

Burial will follow in Medora Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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April 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mt Pleasant Baptist Church, Medora

Funeral Service
April 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Mt Pleasant Baptist Church, Medora

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