Stephanie White

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Daily Press
February 26, 1999


On Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1999, Stephanie J. White, 34, was called home to be with the Lord.

She was a member of First Baptist Church Morrison where she served the Lord on the Board of Directors, Youth and Music Ministries. She was a graduate of Menchville High School and Christopher Newport University with a bachelor of arts degree in accounting. She was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Stephanie was employed with AAFES Langley Main Exchange.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wenwood Sr. and Elizabeth Brown Jenkins. Her only sister, Carolyn Jenkins, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, the Rev. Gary L. White Sr., and children, Gary Jr., Chantel and Latrina of Newport News; one brother, Wenwood Jenkins Jr., and his wife, Faye, of Cabot, Ark.; two aunts, Olivia Brown and Ruth Wooten, both of Newport News; a mother-in-law, Pauline White of Lima, Ohio; her adopted parents, Henry and Faylette Fox of Newport News; a godmother, Thelma Davis of Yorktown; an adopted sister, Denise Banks of Forestville, Md.; three nieces and three nephews; special cousins; a loving church family; and many wonderful friends. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of Mary Immaculate Hospital.

A visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at the W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at First Baptist Church Denbigh, 3628 Campbell Road, by the Rev. Dr. Marcellus L. Harris Jr. Burial will follow in First Baptist Church Morrison Cemetery. She will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Arrangements by W.J. Smith and Son Funeral Home.

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