Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 28, 2012 11:38 am EST


Mary E. White

BRINKHAVEN — Mary Ellen (Kingan) White, 65, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 15, 1947, in Coshocton, to the late Kenneth and Edna May (Wilson) Kingan. On Aug. 20, 1967, she married Melvin White. She was a member of the Riley Chapel Baptist Church, and she loved her pets and her horses.

Mary is survived by her husband, Melvin; daughters, Dianna (Brian) Wise of Howard and Kathy (John) Bolton of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, James and Ashley Cooper, and David Wise; three stepgrandchildren, Wessie Bolton, John Bolton Jr. and Debbie Slack;, 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth (Ernestine) Kingan; and a sister, Karen Jolliff.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with Terry McLaughlin officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visiting will be one hour prior to the service. Visit

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