Margaret White

Margaret White

Margaret G. White, 91, of 205 Smith Drive, Camden, NC died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of the late William Joe and Annie Gray Godfrey and was the wife of the late Thomas Shelton White.  Mrs. White was retired from the Elizabeth City Cotton Mill.

She is survived by a daughter, Wanda JoAnn Becknell Tarkington of Elizabeth City, NC; two grandchildren, Billie Jo Hughes and LeRoy Parsells of Camden, NC and Larry White and wife Nicole of Elizabeth City, NC; five great-grandchildren, Christopher White, Michael Hughes, Matthew White, Mackenzie Parsells and Patricia Parsells; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. White was preceded in death by a son, Harvey Wesley Becknell, and her siblings.

A funeral service will take place Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating.  Burial will be in Cedarwood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at all other times at the residence.  Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the White family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Joy Meads Toler on October 28th, 2012 4:38 pm

    Wanda Jo and family: So sorry to hear of Aunt Margaret’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you let God comfort you at this time. We all have many good memories of her and our times together.

  2. Bonnie Dail Lane on October 29th, 2012 9:57 am

    Jo- this is Bonnie, Ada’s daugher. So sorry to hear of your loss. I know this is a very trying time, and please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Sandy and Jimmy Tisdale on October 30th, 2012 11:02 am

    B.J. and family: Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

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