Vada A. White, 73, of Ripley, West Virginia, formerly of Tariff, died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, after an extended illness.|
She was born Friday, September 14, 1934, in Roane County, a daughter of the late Harley Keaton and the late Zona Chapman Keaton Hickman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two children, Timothy and Yvonne White; two brothers, Virgil and Bobby Keaton.
Vada was a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an avid gardener and quilter. Also, she was a member of the Newton Baptist Church, Newton.
Survivors include her husband, J.W. "Bus" White of Ripley; three daughters, seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and three step grandchildren; two brothers and six sisters.
A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Leon B. Strickland officiating. Burial will be in the Keaton Cemetery, Newton.
Friends may call Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.