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Obituary Douglas E White,
Farber, Missouri, 31 Aug 1929

Laddonia Herald, Audrain County, Laddonia, Missouri, 4 September 1929

	Farber Man Found Dead In Home.  Douglas E. White, 75 year old
farmer, residing one and a half miles from Farber was found dead at his home
Sunday afternoon at three o'clock by his son, Lee White of Chicago, who
accompanied by John Bennett, also of Chicago, had just arrived to spend
Sunday and Monday at the White home where the aged farmer lived alone, his
wife having died many years before.
	The Coroners jury attributed his death to being overcome by gas
fumes from an oil cooking stove which was found to have burned dry of oil.
It was believed that Mr. White had gone to sleep while the stove was burning
and when the oil was exhausted the fumes used all the oxygen in the room.
	Mr. White was a native of Illinois but had been a resident of the
Farber community for more than 40 years.
	He is survived by the following children:  Lee White, Chicago; Mrs.
Effie Baysinger, Chicago;  Mrs. Grace Basnett, Cold Water, Kansas;  Mrs.
Ruth Lotton, Mrs. Albert Sankpill, Roxana, Illinois;  Mrs. Pearl Pease,
	Funeral services were held Tuesday at Farber, burial at the Farber
cemetery.  The Herald joins in expressing sympathy to the bereaved

Vandalia Leader, Audrain County, Vandalia, Missouri, 5 September 1929

	D. E. White Found Dead.  D. E. White age 75 a recluse of near Farber
was found dead in his home Sunday by his son R. L. who had arrived from
Chicago to spend a few days on a vacation visit.  His death had possibly
occurred some few hours before his son arrived from indication about the
home.  The oil stove he had lighted had blackened the entire room in which
it was located and his remains seemed to show he had died shortly
thereafter.  While he had not been in the best of health he was able to care
for himself and was in Vandalia one day last week joking with friends.  He
has always been regarded as a man of integrity and honor and with his
friends he was true and sincere.  He owns a nice track of land near Farber
where he has lived for many years.  He is survived by one son R. L. of
Chicago and six daughters.  Mrs. Cecil Pease of Pleasant Plains community
and Mrs. R. L. Basnett of Coldwater, Kan., Mrs. Paul Lotton, Mrs. Albert
Baysinger [ie Mrs. Albert Sankpill], Mrs. Clay Moon [ie Mrs. Claude Moore]
and Mrs. Baysinger [ie Mrs. William Baysinger].
	His funeral was conducted from the home Tuesday and his remains were
entered in the Farber Cemetery.
	We join with the friends of the family in extending our sympathy to
the bereaved family.

Obituary Drucilla May (Gray) White,
Farber, Missouri, 10 May 1914

Laddonia Herald, Audrain County, Laddonia, Missouri, 14 May 1914

	Drucilla May Gray, daughter of David and Mary Gray, was born in
Worcester Co., Md., May 12, 1858.
	Married Douglas E. White in Ralls county, Mo., March 28, 1883.
	Died May 10, 1914, at a hospital in St. Louis, after an operation
for tumor.  She was 55 years 11 months and 28 days old.
	Mrs. White is survived by a husband, 7 children --- Mrs. Effie
Anderson, Laddonia, Ruth, Grace, Pearl, Anna, Mary and Lee, all at home;  5
brothers and 4 sisters and 7 grand children and a large circle relatives and
friends to mourn her sad taking away.
	She was united with the Presbyterian church early in life and was
faithful until death.
	Deceased was a true wife, a devoted mother and kind friend.
	Funeral services were held at Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at
Farber, conducted by Rev. Akers, after which the body was laid tenderly away
in the cemetery at that place.  The Herald extends sympathy to the sorrowing

Farber Flashes ---  Mrs. D. White, who was taken to St. Louis about a week
ago to be operated on for tumor, died Sunday morning at the hospital.  The
Remains were shipped here Monday afternoon.  She leaves a husband, six
daughters and one son to mourn her departure.  The funeral was preached at
the Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. Akers of Laddonia
and the remains were laid to rest in the Farber Cemetery.  We extend our
sincere sympathy to the heart broken family.  Deceased was 56 years of age.

Vandalia Leader, Audrain County, Vandalia, Missouri, 15 May 1914

	Nadine Items --- Sylvia Gray was born in Maryland in 1859.  She
moved with her parents to Northwest Ralls Co., near Monroe City when quite
young.  She was married to D. E. White in 1883, died May 10, 1914, leaving
to mourn her death, six children, five girls and one boy, seven
grandchildren, five brothers and four sisters.  She had been poorly all
winter, and about two weeks ago she was taken to St. Louis to be operated on
for a tumor.  When examined it was found that she had cancer of the stomach
and an operation would not benefit her.  Her body was brought home Sunday
and laid to rest in the Farber cemetery Tuesday afternoon.  She was a good
woman and a member of the Presbyterian church.  To the bereaved relatives
and friends we extend our heartfelt sympathy.
	Mr. James B. Gray and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gray of Monroe City
attended the funeral of Mrs. D. E. White Tuesday afternoon at Farber.

Douglas E and Drucilla May (Gray) White Family