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Eleanor "Louise" White
May 13, 1936 - August 29, 2021

Eleanor

Eleanor "Louise" White
May 13, 1936 - Aug 29, 2021

Eleanor
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Eleanor "Louise" White
Eleanor "Louise" White 85 of Canton, passed away on Sunday August 29, 2021, at Graham Hospital in Canton.
Louise was born on May 13, 1936, in Canton, to Melvin and Helen (Stambaugh) Maurice. They both preceded her in death.
She married Jack Berry and then later married Raymond White which was the love of her life.
She is survived by her daughter, Andrena (Ross) Roth, three grandchildren, Nicholas (Andrea) Roth, Jennifer (David) Wright and Craig (Amber) Roth, six great grandchildren, Tanner, Zachary, Colton, Ryder, Sunshine and Pasley, and several nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.
She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond White, three stillborn sons, three sisters, Donna Nash, Melba Phillips, and Beverley Galloway and a brother Morse Maurice.
Louise graduated from Canton Sr. High, Spoon River College and later in life graduated from Western Illinois University.
Louise worked at the YWCA, YMCA, Financial Aid at Graham School of Nursing, Financial aid at Spoon River College and Financial Aid at Lincoln College. She was the township supervisor for many years and volunteered at Graham Hospital every week. She was a church organist for at least 70 years and played for weddings and funerals.
She was a Christian woman who served the lord throughout her life. She was a Christian mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother who loved, taught, and mentored all of them throughout their lives.
Louise can be most remembered by her ability to listen and teach people. She knew no stranger and took great pride in helping people succeed. She will be deeply missed across her immediate family and all the others she was able to meet and influence across her life. She was loved by all.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight.
To leave online condolences, or to view Louise's video tribute, please visit www.oakhinesfuneralhome.com.

Henry and Nancy of VIP Nails on Sep 11, 2021

Andrena, I’m so sorry for the lost of your lovely mother, in recent days I kept thinking about her, but having no time to call since I was moving and settling my family stuffs at the new place, until today I’m calling her number and found out from you this sad news, she’s leaving us for a better place to her soul I believe! Please stay healthy and overcome this mourning moment, Nancy and I will definitely praying for her soul, my lovely customer and I’ve learn from her live and laugh always! I really was enjoying nails service to her in the past years till we left town! May God bless you and your families always!

Jim, Lynette Murphy on Sep 6, 2021

So sorry to hear of Louise's passing. We were neighbors for many years and have so many memories of her. She will be missed!

Sandy on Sep 6, 2021

CandleI was sadden to hear of Louise' passing. We just got home from vacation and was not able to attend her services. My heart goes out to all of the family. She was one in a million and will be missed.
Sandy and Ray Moshier

Carla Rich Montez on Sep 4, 2021

Louise was one of the "students" in my life story writing classes at Bradley University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). She was a wonderful storyteller and a delightful member of the group! Thank you, Louise! Carla Rich Montez

Kim Genseal on Sep 4, 2021

Deepest sympathies for your loss, Andrena and family's. Hugs and much love being sent your way.
Sincerely Kim Genseal

Oaks-Hines Funeral Home on Sep 1, 2021

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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home ~ Canton
1601 East Chestnut Street
Canton, IL 61520
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Thursday
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home ~ Canton
1601 East Chestnut Street
Canton, IL 61520
2:00 PM


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