Martha Jean White

September 23, 1936 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 84)

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Martha Ellenburg White, age 84, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills. 

She was the daughter of the late Luther Ellenburg and the late Theo Ford Ellenburg and a native of Rutherford County.  Martha was the widow of the late Wallace White and preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.  She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

She is survived by 

Two Daughters: 
Tamara Tate
Keia Howerton

Two Sons: 
Shawn White
Jeffrey Melton

Three Sisters:

Lura Wyatt, Melvina Melton and Mary Moss 

Nine Grandchildren
 Seventeen Great-Grandchildren

The Graveside service will be at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery at 3:00 PM, Thursday, November 5, 2020 with Reverend William Swink officiating. Inurnment will be at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.  McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements. 

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Graveside Service
November 5, 2020

3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
563 Pleasant Hill Church Rd.
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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