Hallie Marie Shelton White
January 21, 1928 - September 21, 2020
She was born January 21, 1928, in Davie County, to the late Leslie Smoot Shelton, Sr. and Abbie Zelma Baity Shelton. Mrs. White was a member of Courtney Baptist Church in Yadkinville where she had been a Sunday school teacher for over 60 years and had a great love for her church family. She was owner/operator of Marie's Beauty Shop for over 67 years, and considered fixing hair her ministry. Mrs. White served for many years as the Four Corners correspondent for the Davie County Enterprise-Record, a role she inherited from her mother. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery and crocheting and was very proud of her handiwork. Also, quite the cook, one could never go visit without leaving with a loaf of her delicious sourdough bread. Mrs. White was especially proud of her family, and often remarked about how well they got along and how much they loved each other.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, L. S. Shelton and Edna Ann Beck.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph Cranford White; son, Mark White (Jeanna); granddaughter, Jessica Huyett (Matthew); siblings, Helena Craft, Bettie Smith, Leonard Shelton (Jean), and Bill Shelton (Patricia); sisters-in-law, Irma Jean Shelton and Glenda Sapp; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 26, at Courtney Baptist Church with Rev. James Williams and Rev. John Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear face covering. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home Thursday or Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to sign her register book and pay their respects, if they are unable to attend the services on Saturday.
They request that memorials be considered for charity of donor's choice.
Courtney Baptist Church
3341 Courtney Church Road
Yadkinville, NC 27055
At the request of the family, please be mindful of social distancing and wear face covering. The family invites friends to come by Lambert Funeral Home Thursday or Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to sign her register book and pay their respects, if they are unable to attend the services on Saturday.