"Mrs. Clell [Pace] White"
"She passed away at her home in Washington, Kas., Wednesday morning, June 4, 1941, at the age of 77 years, and 7 months.
"In September, 1864, her father while in the services of his country was killed in the Centralia Massacre at Centralia, Mo., "The deceased and her mother, who later became Mrs. Wm. Reed, continued to live in Iowa, where she grew to womanhood.
"On November 11, 1882 she was married to McClellan White at Bedford, Iowa. "In their early married life Mr. and Mrs. White united with the Baptist church at New Market, Iowa. In 1891 they moved to Washington county, Kansas.
On March 1, 1892 they located on a farm 5 1/2 miles north east of Greenleaf, there they were affiliated with the Beaver Creek community church. Years later after this church disbanded, they united with the Christian church in Greenleaf.
"In 1932 while still living on the farm, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, with all their children present.
"In 1937 they moved to their present home in Washington. Her greatest ambition was to regain her health and be able to attend services in her church this ambition was never realized.
"Her husband and five children survive her: two daughters, Mrs. Roxy Longwell, Washington, Mrs. Addie Tegethoff, Greenleaf; three sons, George M. White, Dalhart, Texas; Ralph F. White, Waterloo, Nebr.; Floyd R. White, Washington.
"She also leaves 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Dora Hicks, Washington; and Mrs. Iva Wineinger, Carter, South Dakota; one brother, James S. Reed, Kansas City, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends who mourn her passing.
"Funeral services were at the Christian church June 6, 1941 at 2:30pm with Ivan Campbell officiating and interment in Washington city cemetery.
"Relatives who came from a distance to attend Mrs. White's funeral were: her
sister, Mrs. John Wineinger and her husband from Carter, S. Dak.; her
brother, James Reed of Kansas City, Mo.; her son Ralph White and his wife from Waterloo, Ia., her grand children; Kenneth
Longwell and Mrs. Audrey Higbee and little daughter Patsy from Dalhart, Tex.; her grandson Alden
Longwell, his wife and daughter, Hamilton Mo.; her grandson Lawrence
Longwell, his wife and little daughter Mary Ruth of Lyons; her nephew James
Hicks, and Mrs. Hicks from Sharon Springs; her nephew's wife, Mrs. Gilbert
Hicks and two daughters from Goodland; her nephew, Clair Hill and son Jakie
of Shawnee Okla."