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Allie Margaret White

July 12, 1931 - July 5, 2013

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel; 1443 Long Street; Sweet Home, Oregon.

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Allie Margaret White was born in Hoxie, Kansas to Everett and Mildred Baxter. She lived in Missouri during her childhood then moved with her family to the Lebanon area during her teenage years.

Margaret married Lloyd White on April 2, 1955. They moved to Sweet Home shortly after marriage.

Margaret worked at the IWA Union Hall for several years. She quit for a few years when Lloyd began a State Farm Insurance office in Sweet Home, and worked as his secretary at that time. She went back to the IWA Union Hall a few years later and worked there until her retirement.

Allie Margaret White

They have four married daughters: Dana (and Les) Stone; Mona (and Rick) Gordon; Kari (and Tom) Brown; Nyla (and Craig) Rawie. All live in Oregon.

Margaret loved to create things. She loved to sew and would make clothing for herself and her daughters. She helped design weddings for all four daughters and made the dresses that were needed for these events. She loved cooking and baking and was constantly clipping and trying new recipes.

Margaret had a lifelong love of books. During her later years she spent many hours enjoying whatever book she could get her hands on.

Margaret has eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and all three of her siblings.

Donations/Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association: www.alz.org.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel; 1443 Long Street; Sweet Home, Oregon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.