Helen Pearl White, 87, native of Brunswick

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Helen Pearl White
Helen Pearl White

SHALLOTTE — Helen Pearl White, age 87, of Shallotte, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at Brunswick Cove Nursing Center, Winnabow, N.C.

Ms. White was born in Brunswick County, March 5, 1929, and was the daughter of the late John Goodman White and Maggie Pearl Simmons White. Helen was also preceded in death by her sisters, Sally Margaret Simmons, Mary Olive Johnson and brothers, John Willie White, Sr., Julian E. White, Alton Edward White, Harry White and a very special nephew, John Willie White Jr., whom Helen helped raise. He was like a son to Helen.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at 3 p.m. at the Chapel Hill-Lehew Cemetery, Highway 17, Shallotte with Reverend Dr. Foyd Bennett officiating.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com.

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