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Marsha White

May 2nd, 1951 - Mar 13th, 2023

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home


      Marsha Lynn White, age 71, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Monday, March 13, 2023, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

      She was born May 2, 1951, in Fairfield, the daughter of Hoyt Leroy and Noma May (Lambert) White. 

      Marsha was a lover of animals of all kinds and often volunteered her time at Fur a Good Paws.  She was a member of the Flatlanders Social Club, was a master storyteller, an avid crafter, often drawing, painting, and crocheting, and a wonderful singer.  Marsha enjoyed cooking, camping, fishing, and playing games and was always determined to win at all cost.  

      She is survived by her children: Steve Smith of Centralia, Robert Smith, Melinda Bruce of Keenes, and Jay Smith of Flora; grandchildren: Amber Galbraith of Wayne City, Lexi Smith of Flora, Jaylyn Smith of Flora, Andria Smith of Centralia, and Adriene Enriquez of Centralia; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings: Cheryl Wathan of Xenia, Bill (Linda) Waller of Xenia, and Kent (Gloria) Waller of Greenville, Ohio; lifelong friends: Mary Kay Branch of Xenia and Tawanna White of Clay City; her beloved cats: Wiggles, Sweets, and Sugar; and beloved dog: CC.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson: Brendan Smith.

      A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday evening, March 18, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:   


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Tawanna White

March 16th

Melinda and Jay and family,thank you for including me, your Mother has always been like a sister to me..I will always cherish the 45 years we shared as family..I will carry her with me in my heart 💖 my thoughts and prayers are with you all...

MaryKay Branch

March 16th

As sad as I am to know you have gone, I can't help but smile as I remember the good, crazy, and fun times we had. BBF


March 17th

Marsha was a wonderful woman...I am sorry for your loss...sending prayers your way...

Norma (Fatheree) and Ivan Barnett

March 19th

Our condolences go out all the family .



Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Artdean,Angelia Warren &family
Tammy (akes) Haywood
Donald Fry / Sheery Evilsizer
Sammie Wickiser
Sheldon & June Smith
Mayola, John, Diane and Charles Wintermann
Kelly and Leslie Colclasure
Marty & Nancy Thompson
Abra Howe
Jean Guerrettaz
Tawanna White
MaryKay Branch
Janice Dulaney
Rich and Lesa Cook
Troy,Kim and Carson Welty
Randy and Peggy Borcherding
Ken Jennings Jr
Leona McDowell
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Scott and Peggy Abbott
Todd Nosek
Mark &Karen Jones
Karla Ash
Mike and Linda Welty
Mark Dunnigan
Robin and Sharla Todd
Debra Thoele (Greenwood)
Doug and Kelly Hemrich
debbie yates
Joseph Kersten


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