Mary Lee White


Mary Lee White, 60, of Greenville, passed away at 12:51 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Mary was born November 5, 1956 in Alton, IL, the daughter of Harry and Mary Lou (Glassmeyer) Perkins. She married Don White August 3, 2014, in New Douglas, IL.

Mary attended Alton High School, and went on to work for Community Care Systems for 13 years. She spent the past 10 years employed by Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL, where she was the Assistant Activities Director. Mary never new a stranger, and enjoyed being outdoors, especially fishing and mushroom hunting. She will be remembered for being a mother to many.

She was preceded in death by her father, and sister, Cristine Perkins.

Mary is survived by her husband, Don White of Sorento; children, Shonda (Doug) Jones of St. Peters, MO, Mike Steele of Bethalto, Mandy (Larenda) Cox of Donnellson, Brandie (Larry) Barnes of Greenville, Josh McDonald of Greenville, and Marcie White-Vollentine of Donnellson; mother, Mary Lou Moody of Alton; grandchildren, Mark and Brian Steele, Briana (Matt) Bazzell, Mia and Nicholas Wickenhauser, Wesley and Baylee Barnes, Grayson McDonald, Samanntha and Morgan Vollintine, and Brandon and Allyson Jones; great grandchildren, Evie and Olivia; siblings, Carol Gaither, Valerie (David) Balaco, Jeris (Melvin) Allen, Richard, John, and Joe (Gary) Perkins, and Brooke (Annie) Moody; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 201 S. Main St., Sorento, IL 62086.

Funeral Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 201 S. Main St., Sorento, IL 62086 with Pastor John Heston, officiant.

Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.

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