Dorothy White

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 7, 2008

Dorothy Jones White, 82, of Suffolk, died Sept. 5 at Sentara Obici Hospital.
Mrs. White was born in Petersburg to the late Wilfred L. Barfield Sr. and Myrtle L. Wartham Barfield. She was predeceased by her first husband, Earl T. Jones Sr., and a brother, Wilfred L. Barfield Jr. Mrs. White was a member of Suffolk Christian Church, West Memorial Bible Class and former member of Saints Alive.
Survivors include her husband, John W. White; two sons, Earl T. Jones Jr. and wife Sandra of Suffolk, and Edward B. Jones and wife Peggy of Newport News; stepson James Wesley White and wife Joyce of Fresky, Ky.; stepdaughter Laurie White Charlton and husband Warren of Greenville, N.C.; two sisters, Carolyn B. Hendricks and Jewel B. Green; grandchildren, Earl T. Jones III and wife Karen of Suffolk, Michael H. Jones and wife Anna of Midlothian, and Nancy E. Negri and husband Dan of Wilmington, N.C.; 15 step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, Brennan Tyler Jones, Hayden Christopher Jones, and Mya Elizabeth Negri; and seven step great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. in Suffolk Christian Church by the Rev. Michael D. Halley with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., is serving the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Suffolk Christian Church, Music Fund, P.O. Box 1457, Suffolk, Va. 23439. Condolences may be registered at

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