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Marvin “Jack” White, 89, Melvern, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Newman Regional Hospital, Emporia.

Funeral services for Jack are planned for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the Melvern United Methodist Church. The family is set to meet with friends 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial is planned at the Melvern Cemetery.

He was born May 7, 1924, near Melvern, the son of Walter and Elsie Patterson White.

Jack had lived all of his life near the Melvern community and graduated from Melvern Rural High School in 1942.

Jack was a farmer and stockman.

He also was a member of the Melvern Lodge No. 22 A.F. & A.M., the Carpenter’s Union No. 1445, Topeka, and the Melvern United Methodist Church.

Jack was married to Sandra Chamberlin May 25, 1947, at the Presbyterian church in Waverly.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Elsie; a brother, Robert White; and two sisters, Lydia Cooke and Norma Green.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra, of the home; three sons, Jack E. White, Melvern, Jim White, Pleasant Hill, Mo., and Gary White, Melvern; sister, Marie Hill, Emporia; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melvern United Methodist Church or the Melvern Pride through Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon KS 66451.

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