Martha White Passes Away at Home

Mrs. Martha Anna White, 79, colored, wife of Charles White passed away at 7 PM Thursday at the home at Dry Run, Portsmouth Rt. 1.”

“Born in Macedonia, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey.”

“Mrs. White was a member of the Allen Chapel AME church.”

“Surviving in addition to the husband are two children, Harry of Columbus and Mrs. Mazie Anderson of Cincinnati; three brothers, William, Ben and Carl of Huntington and three grandchildren. A son, nine brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.”

“The body is at Emrick funeral home pending funeral arrangements.”1

  1. Mrs. Charles White, 70, Passes Away At Home. (1947, November 28). Portsmouth Times, p. 36.