Carla G. White
September 18, 1930 - April 17, 2014
Mrs. Carla G. White, age 83 years, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo., surrounded by her family and friends. Carla was born September 18, 1930, in Sidney, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Emma I. Wilson Greedy. She was married on August 30, 1953, at Offutt Air Base, Omaha, Neb., to George Paul White. She graduated from Sidney High School and attended Columbia College, then known as Christian College in Columbia. Carla lived in Albany, Mo. with the family after her husband completed college. They moved to Jefferson City in 1968 and she was employed with Associated General Contractors then as Administrative Assistant to Mike Garrett, the first director of Public Safety for Missouri and later with Wallstreet Financial Group. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church where she held several committee appointments. Carla was a very active member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Victoria Chapter No. 14 serving as Worthy Matron, District Deputy Matron, and Grand Representative to the Commonwealth of Virginia. She was a Diplomat for the Convention and Visitors Bureau, among many other activities in the community. Survivors include: her husband of 60 years, George Paul White; one son, Carl Michael White and his wife Sonya of Raymondville, Mo.; one daughter, Lucy Cole and her husband Steve of Branson, Mo.; two grandchildren, Melissa N. Harbian of Jefferson City, Mo. and Randi J. Hyde of Jefferson City, Mo.; three great-grandchildren, Grace Sullinger of Palm Springs, Calif., Emma Walters of the home, and Ava Feely of Jefferson City, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be at the Wesley United Methodist Church from 10:00 until 12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 24, 2014, with an Order of the Eastern Star Service to be conducted at 9:45 a.m. under the auspices of the Victoria Chapter No. 14. Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Wesley United Methodist Church with the Reverend Thomas Vansant officiating. Private inurnment will be in the Columbarium at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Ft. Leonard Wood. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Shriners Childrens Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. or the Wesley United Methodist Church in Jefferson City, Mo. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary. www.freemanmortuary.com
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