Billy Francis White


Billy Francis White, 95, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the LaPlata Nursing Home in LaPlata, Missouri.

Born February 6, 1923 in Queen City, Missouri, Billy was the son of the late Allen Francis and Freda Delores (Young) White. Billy was united in marriage to Annabelle Buchanan on August 19, 1945 in Atlanta, Missouri.

Billy is survived by his wife, Annabelle of seventy-three years on the 19th of August; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David White of Eagleville, MO, and DeWayne and Karen White of Quincy, IL; one sister Dona Truitt of Bloomfield, IA; four grandchildren, Jessica (Aaron) Dominowski, Nicole White, Christal (Rob) Carter and Nathon White; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Hal and Martha Ross of Yorba Linda, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Geneva White.

Billy was a graduate from Greentop High School and received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Northeast Missouri State Teacher's College in Kirksville. He taught in Dallas Center, Iowa for many years until retiring in 1988. While residing in Iowa, Billy was a member and on the financial board of the First Assembly of God Church in Des Moines. Billy and Annabelle moved to Kirksville, Missouri, to make their home in 2011.

Billy had an interest in farming, enjoyed trains, and loved time spent with his family and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held with a message on Heaven 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2018. Family will receive friends from 12:30 to service time in the chapel of Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville.

Interment will follow the service at Greentop Cemetery in Greentop, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Billy may be made to his wife Annabelle White, and may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO

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