Memorial services for Leta Darlene White, 78, of Lawrence, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 3312 Calvin Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049. She died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.
Leta was born on Feb. 27, 1935 in El Dorado, the daughter of Harold M. and Irene J. (Rogers) Davenport, Sr.
She received her bachelor of arts degree from Wichita University and her master’s degree from San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif.
She was a realtor for McGrew Real Estate Agency. Previously she was a teacher and a speech pathologist.
She was a member of Grace Evangelical Presbyterian in Lawrence.
She was married to Wilbur Frank White on Aug. 6, 1955 in El Dorado. He preceded her in death on April 25, 2012.
Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth “Beth” Gayle Ott of Lawrence; one son, David Eric White and wife, Brenda, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four grandchildren, Clint Ott, Brent Ott, Sarah White and Eric White; and one great grandson, Robbie Ott. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, John and James.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Grace Evangelical Presbyterian and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.