El Paso- Doris Louise White, 86, of El Paso, IL passed away at 3:05 pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Heritage Health in El Paso, IL. She was born on January 27, 1926 in rural Palestine township a daughter of Marion and Gladys Van Scyoc Potter. She married John Carr in August of 1948 in El Paso, IL. He passed away in August of 1965. She then married Dr. Richard White in April of 1966 in El Paso, IL. He passed away in November of 1998.
Survivors include Thomas F.(Gladys) Carr of Secor, IL; Timothy W. (Donna) Carr of El Paso, IL; April L. Carr (Larry Miller) or El Paso, IL; Joe (Terri) Carr of El Paso, IL; Lance A. (June) White of Worcester, OH; Nathan H. (Vicky) White of Trenton, IL; twenty grandchildren, and nineteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Cleo and Mary, one grandson, Ryan Carr, and her beloved dog Sarah.
Doris was a member of the El Paso Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, planting flowers, and doing housework.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Pastor Wes Ooms will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Centennial Cemetery in El Paso, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the El Paso Food Pantry. Online condolences may be sent to the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.