Kathy White Qualls
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Kathy White Qualls
  • May 14, 1949 - January 4, 2017
  • North Carolina

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Kathy White Qualls, 67, went home to be with the Lord on January 4, 2017.

Born May 14, 1949 in Norfolk, VA to the late Max White Sr. and Katherine White, Kathy was the youngest of three children. She grew up in Portsmouth, VA having graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1967 receiving the distinguished honor of homecoming queen during her senior year.

She worked in the NC public school system for many years as a teacher's assistant. She also served in many different ministry roles in four churches over the last 40 years. Her best job was the role of a pastor's wife and taking care of her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Momeyer Baptist Church in Momeyer, NC where her husband Phil served as pastor for the last four years.

Kathy is preceded in death by her father, Max White Sr. and her brother Richard White. She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Orville Phillip Qualls; son, Kevin and wife, Kim of Matthews. NC; daughter, Dana and husband Matt of Cary; grandchildren, Emma, Stephen, Benjamin, Andrew, Mollie, Luke, and Jacob; mother, Katherine White of Newport News, VA; brother, Max White Jr. (Irene) of Yorktown, VA, and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 on Friday, January 6th at Apex Baptist Church, 110 S. Salem St, Apex. Visitation will be held from 12:30-2:45 to the service at Apex Baptist in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made in honor of Kathy to two impactful non-profit organizations in which her children are currently serving with. Donations may be made to the Northwest Community Church - building fund, 10109 Morrisville Parkway, Apex, NC 27523 or Christian Adoption Services - 624 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd Suite 100, Matthews, NC 28105. You may also give online at Christianadopt.org or give.northwestlife.org.