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Walter White

Walter Herman White, lifelong resident of Bald Hill, died Friday morning, September 19, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. He was 82. Walter was born November 4, 1925 in Bald Hill to William and Laveda Caroline (Plank) White. He married Betty Rainwater on September 11, 1947 in Oklahoma City. Walter loved playing basketball and most of all watching his son and grandsons rodeo. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Beatrice Allen, Dorothy Burns, Georgia Clarkson and Gerldine White and brothers, William Edgar, Charlie, Orville, Elzie, and Clarence White. Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Betty, a son, Randy White, two grandsons, Walt White and wife Tricia and Wade White and wife Carrie, two great grandchildren, whom he greatly enjoyed, Jordan and Clay, a sister, Marie Grimmett, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, September 22, 2008 at the Twin Hills Gymnasium with Reverend Marty Brock officiating, assisted by Reverend Kevin Wadsworth. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Butch Hardesty, Billy Melson, Bob Pinkston, Robert Pinkston, Ronnie Brewer and Jackie Parker. Friends may visit the funeral home on Sunday from 1-8 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Online condolences may be sent at