Submitted by Deb Starr


Sep 23, 1926


Mary E. Kerlee, was born about 74 years ago in North Carlina.  She was united in marriage in early womanhood with Robert White.  To this union several children were born, all of whom are dead.  Mr. White died here about ten years ago.

Mr. and Mrs. White came to Idaho about 41 years ago, and have been among the best known people in this part of Idaho, for forty years.  James B. White who died at Nezperce some years ago, and was Auditor of Lewis County for several years, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. White

Mrs. White died Wednesday morning, Sept 22, 1926, after a very brief illness; having been taken sick Monday evening.  She had been a life long member of the Methodist church.  She leaves four sisters and four brothers; Mrs. Minerva Bagby and Mrs. Thamar Sebastion of Clarkston, Washington; Mrs. Naomi Gentry of Asotin, Washington; and Mrs. Fronia M. Knox of this city; her brothers; Hiram Kerlee in the east, Colman Kerlee of Clarkston, Washington, D.C. Kerlee of this county and L.H. Kerlee of Oregon.

For several years Mrs. White has made her home in Grangeville, where she felt she wanted to spend her days. 

Funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept 25, 1926 at 2 p.m. from the Federated Church.  Rev. E. Barber officiating.





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