In Loving Memory…

Jo Etta White

Jo Etta White, 86, of La Monte, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born May 14, 1933, in Sedalia, daughter of Lester Earl and Bertha Kathryn (Borchers) Jones.

On June 10, 1950, in Sedalia, she married William Edward White, who preceded her in death on December 26, 2013.

Mrs. White retired from Bothwell Regional Health Center where worked as a housekeeper. She was an active member of La Monte Baptist Church. She was a loving homemaker and an awesome cook. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are four children, Terry Edward White, of La Monte, William Allan White (Mildred), of Sedalia, Mark Wayne White (Nancy), of Cherokee, KS, and Sue Etta Plummer (Michael), of La Monte; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Juanita Nichols, Shirley Schlobohm and Rebecca McKeehan.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Earl Jones, Jr.; and two sisters, Earlene Lindenmeyer and Bertha Skaggs.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Chappell officiating.

Casket bearers will be Terry White, Tom White, Michael White, Seth White, Timothy White, Daniel Schlobohm and Zachary Crabtree. John White will be an honorary bearer.

Burial will be in La Monte Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.


  1. Dianne Withers

    Jo was such a sweet lady. She lived at the nursing home with my mother. She always had a smile that would light up a room. My condolences to her family.

  2. Praying for your family in this time of transition.

  3. Ron and Joyce Virtue

    Very sorry for your loss. The White will be in our prayers .

  4. Rusty and Kelly Durrill

    We are saddened to hear of the loss of Jo Etta. Prayers for comfort and peace. Love you guys.

  5. So sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God comfort you durring this time.

  6. I apologize My name printed wrong on the condolence I sent.

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