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Ethel P. Smith White, 86, Indiana, died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Maple Valley Personal Care Home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1925, in Indiana, a daughter of the late Homer C. and Vera V. (States) Smith.
Mrs. White was a graduate of Laurel Lamar High School.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, cooking and baby-sitting her grandchildren.
Mrs. White was a member of the Alliance Church in Indiana and its Senior Citizenâ€™s Ladies of the Church.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Donald E. White, of Indiana; three daughters, Cheryl L. Duncan and husband Miles of Homer City, Pam Stadtmiller and husband Bernard of Home, and Donna Grant and husband Ken of Ernest; two brothers, William Smith and wife Rosella of Indiana, and Duane Smith and wife Dolly of Homer City; five grandchildren, Rachel Grant, Ryan Grant, Melissa Duncan, Sherry Duncan and fiancĂ© Mike Ream, and Ray Bogel; a great-grandchild, Quinton Bogel; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Earl Smith; and a sister, Vera Smith.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Robinson-Lytle Inc. Indiana, with Pastor John P. Sykes officiating.
Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alliance Church Mission Fund, Ben Franklin and Warren Road, Indiana, Pa. 15701.