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“All our prayers to the family at this time of grief. From the Roden Family of Knoxville, Arkansas. Lois, Roy, Dan & Guy. God bless. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Guy Roden - Huntsville, AR

“PRAYING FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Al and LaDonna Martin Morgan - AR

“I have many sweet memories of Ruth. We grew up in adjoining communities and I married Glenn from her church. Terry was my 3rd cousin and many years...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Donns (Priebe) Vinson - AR

“I'm so sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. She was such a wonderful lady. I've had the honor of knowing her 26 years. My condolences to all of her...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Trisha Ball - London, AR

“So sorry for your loss. Praying that you will have God's peace in your time of sorrow. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bobby & Jonnie Mitchell - AR

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will be holding you up in prayer ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Burl and Judy Eakin - Clinton, AR

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort for Ruth's family. She was a kind and thoughtful lady. During her weekly visits...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Peggy White Moore - Family

“Aunt Ruth, you helped me through my father's passing. I didn't get to tell you that while you were still here. We will always love you. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Morgan Wilson - Knoxville, AR

“So sorry to hear of Ruth's passing. Prayers for all the family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Dale - DUNEDIN, FL


Ruth E. White, age 75, of London, died Thursday, February 15, 2018, at her home. She was born on August 27, 1942, in Russellville to William Allan and Nettie Ruth Vinson Sims.

She was a member of East Point Baptist Church, the National Association of Letter Carriers, East Point Cemetery Committee, Pope County Riding Club, Cattleman's Association, and a lifetime member of London PTA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Terry E. White; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Donna Sims; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Wilson; a nephew, Jerry Dale Wilson; and a great-grandson, Ryder Norris.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Mary White, and Edward and Julie White, all of London; a sister, Juanita Wilson of Knoxville; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Evelyn Hull, Leroy and Velma Dean White, and Anna Lou Johnson; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Matthew White, Justin and Misty White, Brandi White, Michael and Misty Fraser, Dusty and Jackie Norris, Misty and Adam Vines, Jennie Judkins, and Justin Wade; 10 great-grandchildren, Jayla White, Kendel White, Eli Barnes, Hannah and Alex Fraser, Logan, Mason, and Jacey Vines, and Eli, Eurijah, and Evie Norris; close family friends, Greg and Marie Heiser, Chris and Brooklyn Heiser, and Nick Heiser; along with numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at East Point Baptist Church with the Rev. Ira Taylor and the Rev. Larry Pless officiating. Burial will be in East Point Cemetery and under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 5 to 6 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 2405 E. Parkway Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802.

Pallbearers are the London Volunteer Fire Department.

Honorary Pallbearers are Nathan Metzer, Billy Koster, Eric Andrews, John Hogue, and Jess Apalategui.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com.

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