White, Katherine

Services:Have been held.

Mrs. Katherine Jean Magness White, 70, of Farwell, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis.

She was born on April 12, 1934, in Edinburg, Texas, to W. T. and Velma Magness.

She married Joel Preston White on June 10, 1953, in Clovis. She was a homemaker after having retired in 1997 from Security State Bank in Farwell after 28 years. Family members said she loved her family and family gatherings and gardening. She was a member of the Hamlin Memorial United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father; two sisters, Mamie Jane Bowery and Bille Jo Jupe; a niece, Velma Blanche Jupe; and two nephews, Charles and Andrew Bowery.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Lynne Mahaney (and husband, Robin), Joyce Ketcherside (Rick), and Peggy Goettsch (Mike), all of Farwell; two sons, H. Boyd White (Susan) of Farwell and J. Bruce White (Terri) of Levelland, Texas; her mother; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Scott Spitsberg will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Sunset Terrace Memorial Cemetery in Farwell.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Jody, Justin and Jade Mahaney, Nic, Preston and Spencer Ketcherside, Derek and Devin Goettsch, Edie, Katey and Brody White, and Joel Paul and Bryant White.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hamlin Memorial United Methodist Church in Farwell.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.