Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Phara Gordon White
January 9, 2018
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Services for Phara Gordon White, 96, of Kilgore will be held at Rader’s Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Officiating the ceremony will be David Hampton and Dr. Pete Freeman. Interment will follow at the Danville Cemetery.

Phara went to be with her Lord in the evening of Tuesday, January 9th, 2018. Phara was born November 27, 1921 in Chicota, Lamar County, Texas to John Tiffen Gordon and Sina Stubblefield Gordon. She graduated from Chicota High School, and attended Paris Junior College, Kilgore Junior College and the Tyler Eastern School of Nursing.

Retired after working 32 years at the Kilgore Medical Clinic, Phara was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Kilgore. Evidence showed her call to mission as she cared for those less fortunate while serving on the Mission Committee of her church. She served many years as Director of WMU in the Gregg County Baptist Association and was a faithful supporter of Primera Mision Bautista Church of Kilgore. Phara was a volunteer from day one at Helping Hands and continued to volunteer for many years. She treasured the friendships she made while being a member of Kilgore Church Women where she served as coordinator for Meals on Wheels for 11 years. Phara’s church family was a big part of her life, especially the members of her Sunday school class.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents are:
Her husband: A.B. (Doc) White
Sisters: Pauline (Penny) McAnnally Jones and Margaret Love
Brothers: Travis W. Gordon and wife Opal Hunter, and James Harry Gordon and wife Retha Gray
Nieces: JoAnn McAnally Forman, Linda Jones Ball, Elvira Gordon Pratt and Barbara Gordon Clifton
Nephews: Charles Gordon, Marion Gordon, James Gordon McAnally, Robert L. Gordon and J.T. Gordon
Brother in law: Howard W. Frye

Those left to cherish her memory are:
Stepson Gordon White and wife Lynn White of Spring, TX
Three granddaughters all of Spring, TX:
Laura Weidemann and husband Shawn, sons Gavin and Brady
Amanda Tietze and husband BJ, daughter Abby and son Ben
Allison Saladino and husband Dee, son Anthony and daughter Carly
Sister: Mary Kathryn Frye of Chicota, Texas
Brother in law: Robert Love of Powderly, Texas
Nieces: Janis Frye Cowart Allman of Plano, Texas, Pam Love Mehohoff and husband Jim of Liberty Lake, Washington and “special” great niece Tracy Cowart Tucker Carmichael of Chicota, Texas
Nephews: Jim Love and wife Elsie of Chicota, Texas, Tim Love and wife Kathy of McKinney, Texas and Kenny Love of McKinney, Texas, as well as many cousins, great nieces and great nephews.

A special recognition should be given to Nadine Pittman, who has been her loving caregiver and special friend for many years, Dr. Surya Lanka, her longtime physician and the many helpful and caring people at Heritage Hospice and the Assisted Living Facility of Arabella of Kilgore.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering in care of the First Baptist Church of Kilgore, 501 E. North St, Kilgore, 75662, Helping Hands of Kilgore, 201 South Martin St., Kilgore or the charity of your choice.

Phara Gordon White
January 9, 2018
Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, January 13, 2018
1 p.m.
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Burial Schedule
Danville Cemetery
Danville Rd.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Map to Interment Location
Memorial Contributions
First Baptist Church, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
401 E. North Street
Kilgore, TX 75662
Helping Hands of Kilgore
201 S. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX 75662




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