Francis Laverne (Emerson) White was born on December 7, 1930 in Bonham, TX to Robert and Minnie (Pryor) Emerson. She married Billy White in Bonham, TX on July 14, 1947. Laverne was a home maker, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; she was a member of Boyd Baptist Church.
She is survived by husband, Billy White; children, Elaine Kennedy and husband James, Larry White, Pat Chaddick and husband James; grandchildren, Kerry Kennedy and wife Kim, Kevin White and wife Jenny, Aaron White, Brian Chaddick, and Kim Howey and husband Sean; great grandchildren, Kendall Kennedy, Caty Kennedy, Charlotte White, Nathan White, Jarek Chaddick, Asher Chaddick, Eden Chaddick, Coyt Howey, and Cason Howey.
Laverne is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Mildred Russell, and Louise Emerson, grandchildren, Derrick White, and Travis Chaddick; and daughter-in-law, Susan White.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kerry Kennedy, Brian Chaddick, Aaron White, Kendall Kennedy, Jarek Chaddick, and JD Russell.
Family visitation will be on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, Texas from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Amazing Little Heart CHD Support Group, 1314 W McDermott Suite 106 #818 Allen, TX 75034 or on line at www.amazinglittlehearts.com/howtohelp / or to Make a Wish Foundation North Texas 215 Winchester Suite 109 Tyler, TX 75701 or on line at www.wish.org
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