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Barbara Sue "Gigi" Mahaffey White, 81, passed away on September 21, 2017 in her Newport News, VA home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on December 29, 1935, she was raised in the Beckley area of West Virginia, and lived her later years in Virginia and Louisiana.
She is preceded in death by her father Henry Mahaffey, mother Flossie Mahaffey, and brother Bill Mahaffey.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 62 years, Lanty White, brother Allen Mahaffey (Gina), sister in law Sharon Mahaffey, son Stephen White (Dolores), daughter Terri Jurgelsky (Steve), grandchildren Rodney, Christopher, Ryan, Sarah (Richard), Stefanie (Brandon), 4 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and a community of friends.
Mrs. White was a teacher's assistant and crossing guard for the city of Newport News for over 25 years.
A celebration of her life will be held at her home on Saturday, September 23, at 3:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, Mrs. White requested that any contributions be given to your favorite charity.
Published on September 21, 2017
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