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Wynona White - February 16, 2012


Wynona Jean (Morley) White was born to Benjamin and Evelyn (Mills) Morley on Nov. 11, 1932, on the family farm in Sterling, Kan.
She married James White in November of 1951.
Wynona lived in a number of states including Colorado, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
She worked as a long-haul trucker with her husband in the 60’s and 70’s, and she was also a heavy equipment operator for the Sedgwick County Township in the mid to late 70’s. Wynona had made the Imperial/Champion area her home over the last 18 years.
Wynona passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home, Imperial, Neb. She was 79 years old.
Wynona enjoyed sewing and cooking—she made “the best fried chicken.” Wynona spent each Friday night with her great-grandson Cayden and had Sunday coffee with her son, Bill. Wynona enjoyed planting and caring for her garden and she also loved her pets and visiting with friends and family.
Wynona was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leland Morley; son, Carrl White; daughter, Sandra Way; grandson, Michael Dillon; and great-grandson, Noah Douglas Edyvean.
Survivors include son, Bill White and wife, Kim, of Champion, Neb.; grandchildren, Tammy Edyvean and husband, Douglas, of Watertown, Wisc.; Neil White and wife, Elaine, of Wichita, Kan.; Jesse Dillon and wife, Renee, of Westminster, Colo.; Patricia Dillon of Evergreen, Colo.; Carrl White Jr. of Wichita, Kan.; Lacey White of Champion, Neb.; Lindsey Norman and husband, Todd, of Holdrege, Neb.; Lance White and wife, Megan, of Imperial, Neb.; Logan White of Imperial, Neb.; 22 great grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Haile and husband, Guy, of Sterling, Kan.; sister-in-law, Doris Fey Morley of Pennsylvania; niece, Pam Shaud of Pennsylvania; nephew, Jerry Haile of Iowa.
Memorial services for Wynona White will be Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, 10 a.m. (MT) at the Champion Community Center, Champion, Neb. with Pastor Francis Baker officiating.
Soloist and guitarist was Kim Silvester.
A private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
No visitation, Wynona chose cremation.
A memorial has been established in Wynona’s memory.
Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.