Katherine Elizabeth “England” White, age 78, a resident of Belington, passed away on Monday June 24, 2019 at her residence. Katherine was born February 6, 1941 in Philippi a daughter of the late W. Oliver and Agnes (Burner) England of Belington. Surviving members include her husband of 58 years, Chester Alan White. Daughters, Evelyn Ash and husband Troy “Tom”, of Sheffield, PA, Crystal Tenney and her boyfriend Leonard Biller of Belington.
Five grandchildren, William “WC” Thompson and wife Jessica of Jamestown, NY, Major Holly Thompson of Barksdale AFB, Shreveport, Louisiana, Joshua “Josh” Weese and wife Jessica of Washington, PA, Charles “Chuck” Thompson and wife Dakota of Jamestown, NY, Brooke Weese and her boyfriend Korey Belt of Buckhannon.
Four great grandchildren, Oliver “Ollie” Thompson, Logan Thompson, Nova Thompson, and Serenity Thompson all of Jamestown, NY.
Brother, Lowell England and wife Linda of Belington, along with two maternal aunts, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Katherine also had two very special ladies in her life, Madonna Davis and Edith Ketchum Harrison. She was a member of the Grace Chapel UMC, life member of NRA, member and former secretary of Belington IOOF Lodge #73, President and member of the Audra Road Community Association. Katherine worked approximately 40 years for the Belington Emergency Squad as Office Manager for many of those years.
She loved to hunt deer, squirrel, go fishing for trout, enjoyed cooking and preparing big meals for her family, crocheting anything and everything anytime of the day, and we can’t forget going to play Bingo which she got to do one last time Sunday afternoon.
Katherine was a God fearing, loving, caring, and giving lady to all who knew her and will be missed by many.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Thursday June 27, from 5-8 pm and on Friday June 28, from 8-11 am the service hour with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery.