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Frances D. White


Sunrise: November 19, 1934

Sunset: July 9, 2020

“We Love You Mom”

Words cannot express our sadness as a family to lose someone as special as our – “Frances Delores White” who will never be forgotten.  You will remain forever in our heart.  We may no longer see you with our eyes, touch you with our hands but your spirit will endure with us forever.  We will cherish the life lessons, knowledge in which you bestowed upon the family and will honor the beautiful memories we have shared.

On Thursday July 9, 2020, Frances Delores White at the age of 85, departed peacefully from this earth to be with our Lord Jesus Christ.  Frances also known as “LoLo” was the daughter of John L. and Frances A. Atkins from Norfolk, Virginia and husband of Arcelious White Sr. of Churchland, Virginia.

Frances retired with over 30 years of service in various medical disciplines with both DePaul Hospital and Norfolk General Hospital culminating duties as an Operation Room Technician.  She was an Advocate for Mental Health III, in Virginia Beach, Virginia and a member of the Eastern Star in Norfolk, Virginia.

She is survived by three brothers – John M. Atkins, Michael L. Atkins and Robert G. Atkins.

Frances leaves to cherish her memories her loving children.  Brenda C. Case of Va Beach, Va. (Milford Case), Arcelious White Jr. of Suffolk, Va. (Sondra White), Renay A. Clarke of Fremont, NC, Donnell L. White of Las Vegas, Nevada (Jackie T. White) Sherry Battle-Edmonds of Norfolk, Va., Terry D. White of Fremont, NC. (Un Chu White), Carol A. Taylor of Petersburg, Va. (Rev. Wesley Taylor), Carl J. White of Norfolk, Va., Darnell Edward’s of Chesapeake, Va – husband of Gaynell D. White-Edwards of Portsmouth, Va -Departed., Herbert Williams of New Bern, NC. Carl Kernahan of New York

She is survived by (21) Grandchildren, (24) Great Grandchildren and (4) Great Great, Great Grandchildren.

Viewing Monday, July 20, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:00am Enoch Baptist Church 5641 Herbert Moore Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6329 E Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Anissa White says

    RIH granny. I love you & you will forever live in my heart.

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    Sis. Fowler (Enoch Baptist Church) says

    Family, Sincere condolences and prayers during your hours of grief. Please remember that our memories are forever and a place where we can always visit when our loved ones are no longer here with us.

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    The Watford Family says

    God knows there is nothing that can compare to the loss of your dear Mother.
    May the Grace and Peace of God bring you all comfort. We are so very sorry for your loss.
    God bless you all.

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    Lamont Simmons says

    “My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of the beloved Frances. She is sorely missed.”

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    dana davis ali says

    Sending my condolences & prayers to you family. Auntie you will be missed dearly.

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    Lorice Worrells says

    Ms Frances was one of my participant at senior center in Goldsboro N.C. she was a pleasure being around, she kept me laughling…she was very intelligent person..she was genuinel…I will always whole special memories of her.

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    Phyllis Stith says

    May God bless and keep you all Sherry and family; praying for your strength and comfort

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