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Mehitable White

September 10, 1928 — November 9, 2016

Mehitable "Mutt" Beam White, age 88, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in Newton. She was born September 10, 1928 in Lincoln county to the late Rush and Lula Houser Beam. Mutt was a former seamstress for Varat Sportswear and attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she was involved in Baptist Disaster Relief, Friendship Sunday School class and Young at Heart Senior Group. She thoroughly enjoyed traveling the world and was an amazing caregiver.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Voyde Melton White; and siblings, Stowe Beam, Helen Propst, Kathleen Heavner and Lee LeCroy.

She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Cox husband, Randy of Cherryville and Sylvia White of Newton; grandchildren, Lacindi Robinson and husband, Mark, Wendy Jenkins and husband, Cliff and Charlie Turner; seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Key officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.

  • Visitation

    November 10, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Funeral Service

    November 11, 2016
    2:00 PM

    Mt. Zion Baptist Church

    112 Mt. Zion Rd
    Cherryville, NC
  • Burial

    Friday November 11 2016

    Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

    112 Mt. Zion Rd
    Cherryville, NC
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