Helen Baggerly White, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2019 at home. She was born in Whippany, NJ on December 26, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Arthur Allen Baggerly and Pearl Edna Styles Baggerly. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert White, Sr.; her brothers, Arthur Allen Baggerly, George Isaac Baggerly, and Howard E Baggerly who died as a young child; and by her sisters, Edna Schultze, Ruth Daniels, and Rose Marie who died as an infant.
Helen is survived by her six children: Jean White of Rocky Mount, Judi Housewright and husband, Danny, of Plano, TX, James Robert White, Jr. and wife, Leta Kay, of Wake Forest, Jerry White and wife, Ailsa, of Rocky Mount, Joyce Lloyd and husband, Bill, of Upper Marlboro, MD and Elizabeth Brummert of Glen Burnie, MD; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Paul Baggerly of NY and John David Baggerly of PA; and her sister Ersa Mae Rae of FL.
Services were held Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Sandhills Veteran's Cemetery, 8220 Fort Bragg Blvd, Fort Bragg, NC 28310.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Your Choice Resource Center, 400 Sunset Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or Wycliffe Bible Translators, P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862.