Lorena "Peg" White, 85, of Quincy, died at 6:15 p.m. (November 21, 2015) in Good Samaritan Home.
Born July 28, 1930 in Quincy, Peg was the daughter of David and Lorena Bushnell Donald. She married William L. White on October 13, 1962 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1996.
Peg was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church. She was a 1948 graduate of Quincy High School and attended Gem City Business College. She was an avid Quincy High School Blue Devil basketball fan and St. Louis Cardinals fan. She enjoyed walking with her friends but most of all she was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother who was devoted to her family.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Fairchild (Randy Ferguson) and Patricia Russell (James) both of Quincy; two sons Michael Newton (Tammy) and William "Larry" White (Teri) both of Quincy; nine grandchildren Gretchan Kion (Gordon), Russell "Rusty" Fairchild (Tara), Mary Fairchild (Kevin Ward), Emily Garrett (Ryan) all of Seattle, WA, Jimmy Russell (Anne-Marie) of St. Louis, MO, Kayla Newton (fiance Brendan Ervin) of Edwardsville, IL, Colin Newton, Brandon White and Kelsy White all of Quincy. Also surviving are eight great grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews.
Mrs. White was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers William Donald, David Donald and Richard Donald and two sisters Mary Berry and Dorothy Bower.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Saturday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.