Margaret C. White
Margaret C. White
  • February 25, 1932 - July 24, 2015
  • Charleston, West Virginia

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Margaret Carr White, 83, of Charleston went home to be with her Lord July 24, 2015 at Care Haven of Pleasants in Belmont, West Virginia, after an extended illness.

Margaret was born Frbruary 25, 1932 in Charleston, West Virginia, daughter of the late Omay C. Smith and Aretta S. Russell Smith.

She was employed many years and retired from Carbon Industries where she worked as a faithful secretary to the late Jim Thomas and L. Newton Thomas. She also was a long time member and past president of the Pilot Club of Charleston.

Margaret was a member of Bethany Baptist Church where she loved singing in the choir. She also enjoyed cooking and loved to set a beautiful table when entertaining. Her favorite pasttime was spending time with family and friends and caring for others.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clinton C. Carr, her second husband, Ethon E. White, and her sister, Betty L. Tolliver.

Margaret is survived by her only son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Larry W. and Kathy J. Carr, of St. Marys, West Virginia, where she lived for the past five years during her illness. She loved her four granddaughters, Joanna (Tim) Seigneur of Williamstown, Stephanie (Zach) Easton of Wheeling, Shannon (Tim) Schramm of Dayton, Ohio, and Marisa Carr of Clearwater, Florida. She had nine great-grandchildren who could brighten her day with their love and exhuberance. She had several nieces and nephews who were very close to her, and many life-long friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28 at Bethany Baptist Church, 1512 Greenbrier Street, Charleston, with Pastor Rodney Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, 513 Tennessee Avenue, Charleston.