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Rachelle "Shellie" White

January 22, 1944 May 4, 2019
Rachelle "Shellie" White
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Obituary for Rachelle "Shellie" White

Rachelle “Shellie” White went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 4, 2019, surrounded by her entire family.

Shellie was a long time community member of Lone Oak, an active member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church and member of Faith Sunday School class. For generations, Shellie and husband, Carl, supported McCracken County schools for their children, grandchildren, and others. They never missed ballgames, cheerleading competitions, band competitions, booster meetings or fundraisers. She was loved and a friend to many. Shellie was born January 22, 1944 to the late Russell and Agnes (Browning) Figg in Sullivan, Indiana. She married Carl White on March 16, 1963 and have been married for 56 years.

Shellie is survived by her husband, Carl, and their four children; Carla Simpson (Jamie) of Naples, Florida, Cristi Mathews-Wilson (Andrew) of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Cary White of Lone Oak and Craig White (Stephanie) of Louisville, Kentucky; seven granddaughters, Kelly Giraudo (Jon Ross), Megan Hall (Chris), Tera Loague (Brandon), Carly Mathews, Lindsey Mathews, Morgan White and Shelby White; four great-grandchildren, Ethan and Jones Giraudo, Reece and Kinley Hall.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Doris Irene Mitchell; two brothers, Gene Figg and Bobby Joe Figg.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Lone Oak First Baptist Church with Dr. Willis Henson and Rev. Bob Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the 2:00 p.m. service time on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Lone Oak First Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

You may leave a message or light a candle for the family at milnerandorr.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

7

May

10:00 AM 5/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 5/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Lone Oak First Baptist Church

3601 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

Lone Oak First Baptist Church
3601 Lone Oak Road Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Service

Tuesday

7

May

2:00 PM 5/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
Lone Oak First Baptist Church

3601 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42001

Lone Oak First Baptist Church
3601 Lone Oak Road Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

6965 Old US Hwy 45 South
Paducah, KY 42003

6965 Old US Hwy 45 South Paducah 42003 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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