The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


May 1, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, May 1, 2014


Ewell Keith White

Ewell Keith White, 60, of Maplewood and formerly of Charleston, died April 24, 2014, in a Beckley hospital. 

Born May 26, 1953, in Ronceverte, he was a son of Clayton and Annie Fleshman White, of Maplewood. 

Mr. White, a 1971 graduate of Meadow Bridge High School, served in the Army and later worked in coal mines, the construction industry and a printing company.

He enjoyed hunting, reading and time with family and friends. 

In 1976, he married the dark-haired girl in a red coat who had caught his eyes several years earlier when both were students. He and Myra Ratliff White celebrated 38 years of marriage on April 10. 

Surviving, in addition to his parents and wife: sons, Jeremy and daughter-in-law Rebecca of Charleston and Elem, also of Charleston; daughters, Adena Barber of Charleston and Wanda Holley and son-in-law James, also of Charleston; grandsons, Zachery Barber, Clayton Holley, Austin Barber, Jeremy White and Andy Smith; granddaughters, Cassidy Barber, Selena White, Athena White, Annie White, Lucy White and Ava Young; brothers, Buddy and sister-in-law Sue White of Naomi and Timothy White of Maplewood; sister, Karen White of Hartly, Del.; a nephew, a niece, three uncles, two aunts and numerous cousins.

Friends called April 27 at High Lawn Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Burial was private.

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Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home.

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