November 3, 2014
Ronald Mac White, 74, of Rockville, passed away Oct. 30, 2014, at his residence.
He was born March 27, 1940, at Rockville, son of the late Clarence Edward White and Mary Kathryn Butler White.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Jack E. White and a granddaughter, Davonda Renee Brown.
He was a retired Rockville High School principal and former member of Parke County Sheriff’s Merit Board, Rockville Elks and was president of Dee Clay Products, Inc., and he farmed. He owned White’s Feed Service, coached Little League. His passion was training German Short Hair Pointers, his favorite bird dog was named Riley. He also trained quarter horses for show.
His memberships included Parke-Vermillion Teachers Association, Indiana State Teachers Association and he was a former member of the Rockville School Board. He graduated from Bloomingdale High School in 1958 and
has an industrial arts degree, master’s degree and an administrative degree from Indiana State University.
He taught at Turkey Run High School, was the assistant principal at Rosedale and North Vermillion Schools and was high school principal at Rockville from 1994 until 2002 when he retired.
He married Karen Dee on June 28, 1959, and she survives. Also, surviving are daughters, Tammy (Bill) Bettis and Ronda Brown (former husband David Brown), all of Rockville; a son, Ron (Stacey) White, Rockville; a brother, Robert (Linda) White, Crawfordsville; sister-in-law, Vera White, Bellmore; granddaughters, Meagan White and Davanda (Dee-Dee) Brown; grandson, Logan White; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 3 at Butler Funeral Home, 218 N. College St., Rockville, IN., with Pastor Dave Marty and Pastor Dale Payne officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. Burial will be at Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville.
Mrs. Lottie Elaine White, age 97, formerly of Alamo, Crawfordsville and Waynetown, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Lane House Nursing home with her family at her side.
She was born Nov. 29, 1916, at Havelock, NE to Mick Daniel and Rachel L. (nee: Ellison) Manners. She was married in North Platte, NE on Dec. 30, 1933, to Jesse A. White. He preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 1978.
Mrs. White was postmaster of the Alamo Post office from 1963-1989. Patrons knew a smiling face would always greet them and children looked forward to the annual candy cane Christmas tree. The Wilson Brothers Shirt Factory and F.W. Woolworth also had employed her.
She is a 50 year member of the Alamo Christian Church where she was active in church activities and organizations. She is also a member of NAPUS. She had served as a curator at the Ben Hur Museum and enjoyed delving into the history of Gen. Lew Wallace. She was a Pink Lady volunteer in the hospital gift shop.
Survivors include three children, David A. (Alberta Jo) of Crawfordsville; Donald L. (Sue) of Indianapolis; and Carole E. Stout of Waveland. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Beulah Folden, Minerva Stehl, Ruby Turner, Flossie Wills and Dolly Mathews; brothers, Dee and Dale Manners; a great-grandson, Shawn White; and son-in-law, David L. Stout.
Services will be conducted in Shoemaker Funeral Home at Waynetown at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Calling will be from 11 a.m. until the services on Tuesday. Interment will follow at Ladoga Cemetery.