In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Virgil City Cemetery and left at the funeral home.
Helen Jean White, age 78, of Milo, Missouri, passed away November 22, 2017, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. Helen was born October 31, 1939, in Osceola, Missouri, to William and Bessie (Troyer) Correll.
On October 5, 1961, Helen married the love of her life, Duane W. White. They spent over 56 years together, enjoying many happy hours hunting and fishing.
Preceding Helen in death were her parents, one infant brother, one sister Murrell Copenhaver, one brother-in-law Dale White, and one sister-in-law Darlene White.
Helen is survived by her husband, Duane, of the home; three brothers-in-law: Doyle White, Larry (Judy) White, and Terry (Bonnie) White; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Helen White were held on Monday, November 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, with Rev. James Coleman officiating. Burial followed in Virgil City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were: Duane White, Doyle White, Larry White, Terry White, Mark White, Dennis Berry, Cameron Berry, and Paxton Berry.