Esther L. White, 97 years of Centralia, Missouri, died at Heritage Hall Nursing Center, Centralia, Missouri on July 5, 2017.

Esther L. White, 97 years of Centralia, Missouri, died at Heritage Hall Nursing Center, Centralia, Missouri on July 5, 2017. She was born December 14, 1919 the daughter of Thomas E. Belcher and Esther M. Stein, in Renick, Missouri. On November 23, 1937 she was married to Lee Otis, White in Maysville, Missouri, and he preceded her in death August 17, 1971. She worked as an Office Clerk for Chance Elementary Schools; she worked at Centralia Fireside Guard as a proof reader. Surviving are: Sons: Mike White and wife Pam, Columbia, Missouri; Gary White and wife Iona of Ludlow, Missouri; Grandchildren: Matthew Dyer, Mt. Zion, Illinois; Mike Dyer, Jefferson City, Missouri; Robin Quinn, Hale, Missouri; Cindy Roy, Trenton, Missouri, Brian White, East Dallas, Texas; David White, Centralia, Missouri; 15 Great Grandchildren; and one Great Great Grandson; One sister: Velma Sims-Allen, Mexico, Missouri. She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas E. Belcher and Esther M. (Stein) Belcher, Husband Lee Otis White, August 17, 1971; 1 Great Grandson ; Sister, Stella Vance; Brothers, Tommy Belcher and J.W. Belcher; son-in-law, Keith Dyer. Services held at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia, Missouri on Sunday July 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM Officiating Dr. Larry Lewis, Columbia, Missouri, Interment Glendale Memorial Gardens, Centralia, Missouri. Visitation will be from 1:00PM until service time 2:00PM, Sunday at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia, Missouri . Memorials suggested to First Baptist Church, 101 South Collier Street, Centralia, Missouri or Cancer Research Center, 3501 Berrywood Drive, Columbia, Missouri 65201-9968.