Elaine White

Elaine White, 90, of Argenta, IL passed away 9:03 PM, March 20, 2017 at her residence, Argenta, IL.

Services will be 10 AM, Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Argenta, IL with Rev. Dr. William Keagle and Pastor Kate Pyle officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta, IL. Visitation will be 6 – 8 PM, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the funeral home. The family requests casual attire.

Memorials may be directed to the Argenta Fire Dept. or the Argenta History Museum.

Elaine was born May 15, 1926 in Fargo, North Dakota, the daughter of Louis Raymond and Verna (Fischer) Barclay and later Step-Daughter to Louise (Reed) Barclay. She married Noel Dean White January 3, 1945 in Argenta, Il. He passed away January 16, 2004.

Survivors include her children, Lynn (Linda) White, Argenta, Il.; Larry (Carol) White, Decatur, Il.; Bruce (Linda) White, Argenta, Il.; Anita “Nikki” Foertsch, Decatur, Il.; Karen (Jerry) Jennings, Argenta, Il.; 10 Grandchildren, Jason White; Kirby Gholson; Cory (Hannah) White; Jenny (Terry) Collins; Scott White; Melissa (Jason) Hesse; Colin Gholson; Amy (Charlie) Naills; Shannon White; Shawna (Jarred) Askren; 4 Step-Grandchildren, Rodney Young; David Black; Kaitlyn Jennings and Sydney Jennings; 16 Great-Grandchildren and 2 Step-Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Parents and Step-Mother.

Elaine was a very active member of the Argenta Presbyterian Church. She had taught cake decorating classes. She enjoyed dancing, water coloring and most of all spending time with her family.

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