The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 12, 2013

White, 80


Enid News & Eagle

— Velma Lee White will celebrate her 80th birthday with a come-and-go reception for friends and family 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at 1618 S. Jefferson, Enid, OK 73701, where cards also may be sent.

Velma was born Nov. 19, 1933, in Thomas, Okla., the daughter of Orval and Lorene Showalter.

She is a 1951 graduate of Enid High School.

Velma Lee and Richard Arlen White were married April 21, 1950. She has been a housewife and homemaker for 50 years.

She also was a teacher at Opportunity School and worked for two years with handicapped children.

She is a member of the National Duplicate Bridge Association and a past member of the Women’s Meadowlake Golf Association for three years.

Her children are Toni Dallas of Enid and the late Richard “Ricky” Alan White. She has nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.