Irene E. White (Johnson)

Birth: June 30th, 1926
Death: March 5th, 2017
Age: 90 years

WHITE, Irene E. (Johnson) – of Davison, MI, age 90, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. A Funeral Service will be held 1 PM Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison, MI 48423; Rev. Scott Green officiating. Interment Flint Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors 2-8 PM Friday, March 10, 2017 and 12-1 PM Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Allen Funeral Home. A Memorial Service, under the auspices of Davison Rebekah Ardel Lodge #214, will be held 7 PM Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Davison Rebekah Ardel Lodge #214, in Irene’s memory.


Irene was born Oakwood Cemetery Farm in Adrian, MI on June 30, 1926, daughter of the late Avery and Ethel (Poling) Johnson. She married Lloyd S. White on September 1, 1944 in Homer, MI. Irene taught Cake Decorating at Mott for many years. She loved her children, all her grandchildren, sewing, crafts and baking. Irene was a member of the Rebekah Lodge since 1947, transferring to Davison Ardel Lodge #214 in 1975. She served as Noble Grand in 1979 and 1984. Irene received the Degree of Chivalry from the Grand Lodge of Michigan. She was an amazing, caring, loving person who spent her life taking care of others.   


Irene is survived by son, Dennis L. (Karen) White; daughter, Priscilla (Luis) Gonzales; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren with another one any day; brother, Donald Johnson; 2 sisters, Doris Johnson Lampman and Helen Johnson Olney; daughter-in-law, Brenda J. White; many other loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd S. White; daughter, Carole White Peniza; son, Dr. Larry D. White; 3 brothers, Avery Johnson, Jr., Wallace Johnson and Merrill Johnson.


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