Mary A. White

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Mary A. White, age 65, loving Mother and Sister of Greenville passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 surrounded by her family at Helia Healthcare. Friends are invited to call on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1-3 PM at Young Funeral Home. A family service will be held at 3 PM. There will be no burial as Mary gifted her body to St. Louis University School of Medicine. Mary was born October 6, 1949 in Belleville, IL to Russell E. and Helen (Devlin) Nail. She married Danny Heeter, they later divorced. She later married Jerry White on September 2, 1985 in Carlyle, IL. He died August 19, 2013. She is survived by her mother Helen Nail Carrico of Coulterville, IL., her children Barbara Bailey of Greenville, IL, Sherral (Jack) Langel of Greenville, IL, and Danny Heeter, Jr of Dunnellon, Fl., her step-daughter Juli (Mike) Odorizzi of Highland, IL,, her sister Martha (Harry) Higgerson of Pickneyville, IL, her brothers Russell Nail of Lawetyville, FL, Clarence (Nancy) Nail of Red Bud, IL, and Jerry (Carol) Nail of Perryville, MO. She is also survived by her grandchildren Bryan Bailey of Kirkwood, MO, Tiffany (Steve) Wickman of Greenville, IL , Gage and Gavin Langel of Greenville, IL, step-grandson Jake (Carissa) Odorizzi of Tampa, FL, and great granddaughter Melaney Wickman of Greenville, IL. She was preceded in death by her father Russell Nail, step-father Bill Carrico, and her husband Jerry White. She was a member of Keyesport American Legion Post #1994 Ladies Auxiliary and had worked at DeMoulins. She enjoyed baking, sewing, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to The Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation or The Keyesport American Legion Post #1994 Ladies Auxiliary.


Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3 PM

Young Funeral Home


Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1-3 PM

Young Funeral Home

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  1. Barb,I was deeply saddened by the news of the passing of your mom. My heart felt condolences to you and your family. Hold on to Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." I'm just a phone call, text, or IM away 🙂

  2. Barb, my condolences and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May time provide healing and memories be forever remembered in your hearts. Sincerely, Robay

  3. Barb, I'm sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Take care of yourself in these hard times. She brought good into the world by raising you.

  4. Our condolences to the family, Mary was a special lady, a friend, sister in law and aunt. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. John, Sandy and DJ Sissom

  5. Sherral, I sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. She was always a sweetheart and her laugh could light up the room. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I was out of town and could not make it to the visitation. Take care dear Sister.

  6. Please accept our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost ion your hearts and minds during this difficult time. Isaiah 25:8

  7. "And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." at Acts 24:15 the Apostle Paul said and wrote these words for our comfort. May they prove to be so for you and your family. While I may not know you personally I have experienced the lost of death. Your neighbor and friend Maddy Hernandez

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