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Rev. Abner White

Born: 01/06/1910 Died: 02/04/1991 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Rev.

Services for the Rev. Abner White, Sr., 81, were held at Grace Indian Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan McLemore, assisted by the Rev. Robert Sanders, officiated. The Rev. White died Monday February 4, in the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant. He was born in Nashoba, OK., Jan. 6, 1910. The Rev. hite was ordained to the gospel ministry in Snow, Ok. October 16, 1949. He pastured the Cappernium Baptist Church and the pastor and member of Concord Baptist Church in Ardmore until his retirement in August 1988. His wife, Alice Mae White preceded him in death. Survivors included a son, Howard of Durant, and daughters; Anna Frazier of Antlers; Bertha Lewis, Mildred Aplin, Sue Russell, Patricia Brown and Wanda Russel all of Durant. Other survivors are a half-brother, Ben White of Snow and a sister, Lena Noah ofHugo. The Rev. White is survived by 27 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Abner White, Jr. and a daughter, Norma DeVault.