Retired Quapaw miner,Ira Lee White,77,died at his home at 8:30 a.m.today,a native of Marceline Mo.He had lived in Okla.41 years and in Quapaw Okla,31 years.Survivors are his wife Dovie Ruth White,a daugher Irene Hamlin of Quapaw Okla.,two sons,Glen White of Pauls Valley & Louis White of Artesia Calif.The body was received by the Hunter Funeral home of Picher Okla.Burial will be in the G.A.R. cemetery,Miami Okla.
Miami New Records-May 29-1981, p14,c2
Dovie Ruth White Dies Thursday
Dovie Ruth White,89,Quapaw Okla.,died Thurday night at Baxter Spring Memolial hospital,after a long illness.Born April 16-1892 in Taney Co.Mo.Mrs.White had lived in Quapaw Okla.since 1940 moving from Hockerville Okla.Survivors include a son,Louis White of Lake Elanoria Calif.Funeral will be under Paul Thomas Funeral home of Picher Okla. burial will be in G.A.R.cemetery of Miami Okla.