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Martha Jane White

December 16, 1963 ~ July 5, 2022 (age 58)

Obituary

Martha Jane White was born on December 16, 1963, in Lima, OH, to the union of James C. White, Jr. and Carline (Malone) White, her father preceded her in death.   She passed away on July 7, 2022, at approximately 2 pm at the age of 58, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Martha was a graduate of Lima Senior High School after which she attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. She later transferred to Northwestern University in Evanston, IL where she graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering. She was employed with Arthur Andersen in Dallas, TX for several years, however, resigned from her position to pursue her passion for law. She enrolled and graduated from The Ohio State University, Law School and pursued a law career in Chicago, IL; opening a private practice under the name, Law Office of Martha J. White, P.C. She practiced law in Chicago and the State of Illinois until her death, which would have been for over 29 years.

Martha accepted Christ as her personal Savior at an early age. Martha enjoyed cooking, traveling, and all cultural experiences such as museums, play, etc. She was an avid believer in attaining higher education and spoke to her nieces and nephews about how this was the best way to achieve all life’s goals. She also shared these passions with anyone who came in contact with her.

Martha leaves to cherish her precious memories:  her loving mother, Carline White;  2 sisters:  Darlene Cook and Patricia White. 4 brothers:   Robert (Clarissa) White,  Cleaster White and Rev. Lorenzo (Erica) White all of Lima, Ohio.  William (Nikol) White of Powell, OH. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Martha was preceded in death by her father, Rev. James C. White, Jr.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church
122 West Fourth Street
Lima, OH 45804

Funeral Service
Friday
July 15, 2022

12:00 PM
Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church
122 West Fourth Street
Lima, OH 45804

Interment following funeral service
Friday
July 15, 2022

Woodlawn Cemetery
1751 Spencerville Road
Lima, OH 45805

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