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Ethel White

Ethel White

Aug 16, 1932 - Dec 26, 2016

Ethel White, 84, of Casper, died on Monday, December 26, 2016, at the Wyoming Medical Center. A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Davis Funeral Home. A viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Burial will follow the service at Mountain View Cemetery.

Ethel F. Durrington was born August 16, 1932 in Buffalo, MO to Clint and Helen (True) Durrington. She and her two brothers and one sister grew up in Buffalo. They attended school in Buffalo and Urbana, MO.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Pavillion.

While working on the farm full time she also worked as a U.S. Mail Carrier, weighed sugar beets, and also worked at Valley Motor Supply.

On November 10, 1948 she married Lee Oral White in Buffalo, MO. They moved to Riverton, Wyoming where they farmed hay and grain while raising sheep. They were the proud parents of three children, Jim, Ralph and Genelle. They were married for 43 years before Oral passed away on March 11, 1992. She moved to Casper in 1998.

She belonged to the OAO Club (Our Afternoon Off), enjoyed playing cards, baking, cooking, going to the casino, and basketball, especially the Casper College Thunderbirds. She never missed a sporting event of her children or grandchildren and cheered them on no matter what.

She is survived by her son, Ralph White and his wife, Barbara of Kinnear; daughter, Genelle Bonnel and her husband, Tom Jones of Casper; grandchildren, Cami White (Brian Sexton) of Atlanta, GA, Callie (Alan) Davis of Riverton, WY, Sean White of Kinnear, Kati (Jared) Tuma of Casper, and Kelli (Travus) Clair of Casper; great grandchildren, Afton and Lucia Davis, Ryan and Kayden Tuma, and Lilly Clair; brothers, Everette (Patsy) Durrington of MO and Clint Ray (Donna) Durrington of MO; and sister, Bonnie Ruth Rogers of MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clint and Helen Durrington; husband, Lee Oral White; brother-in-law, Richard Rogers; and son, Jim White, and son-in-law Buck Bonnel.

Memorials may be made to donor’s choice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.