The Brady Herald
22 June 1971
Mrs. W. N. (Nina) White, longtime McCulloch County resident and Chamber
of Commerce Distinguished Service Award recipient in 1951, died at 10 a.m.
Sunday in the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She was 90.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday in the first Christian Church, the Rev. Bill Boswell, pastor, conducting. Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.
"Miss Nina" as she was affectionately known, was well noted for her untiring work in church and civic affairs.
For her outstanding service to the community she was presented the 1951 C. C. Distinguished Service Award at the annual membership banquet in the Fellowship Hall of the first Christian Church. Mrs. B. C. Francks made the presentation.
Mrs. White was born Jan. 16, 1881 in Tarrant County; however she lived the majority of her life in McCulloch County. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Willoughby, pioneer settlers of the county.
She married W. N. White in the Methodist Church in Brady on June 18, 1903. Mr. White died Feb. 11, 1965.
A longtime member of the First Christian Church in Brady, she was the recipient of the Trustee Emeritus award by the church several years ago.
She was a charter member of the Brady Tuesday Club and attended the University of Texas.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Cal Estill of Forth Worth; a brother, Ray Willoughby of San Angelo, and a foster daughter, Mrs. John G. Jones of Brady.
Pall bearers were Jack Keyser, Emmette Mohler, Tommy Ereckson, Jean F. Williams, Wayne Spiller, Marion Dale Rice, Don Neal, and Charles Darley.