Elaine Laverne White, 80, of Rock Falls, formerly of Manlius, IL, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019.
Born January 28, 1939 in Hilo, Hawaii, the daughter of Joseph P. Fernandez and Julie (Charles) Souza Bailey. Elaine was a Faithful wife, loving Mother and Grandmother. She loved her family, friends and her church.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charlie White; son Kenneth White of Evansville, IN; daughters Jennifer White of Sterling, and Brenda (Flenard) Council of Madison, WI; brothers Joseph V. (Elizabeth) Fernandez of Terre Haute, IN, and Clifford J. (Judy) Bailey of Cleveland, TN; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, step-dad, Charlie Bailey, daughter Penny J. Barber, son Charlie Ray White, and one sister Alvina Anibal.
Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at First Open Bible Church, 2105 E. Rock Falls Rd., Rock Falls, IL.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com