Gaylen L. White, Sr.

Gaylen Lee White, Sr., age 71, Carterville, Missouri passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at his home.

Gaylen was born June 6, 1951 in Hutchison, Kansas, son of the late John White and Dorothy Roberts White. He grew up in Hutchison before moving to the Joplin area where he owned and operated his own business, Affordable Seamless Gutters. He was a hard worker who loved spending time with his family, playing pool, golfing, and fishing.

In addition to his parents, Gaylen was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy White; daughter, Gayla Sue Gomez; brother, Virgil White; and sisters, Virgie Danley and Evelyn Cole.

Survivors include his son, Gaylen L. White, Jr. and wife Christina of Carterville; daughter, Shawntel McHenry of Joplin; grandchildren, Caylen White, Payton White, Ryan White, Thomas McHenry, Jr., Dalton Warden, Brandy Frailing, Mercedes Garza, and Jordan Garza; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:00 noon in Parker Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Alan McCamey officiating. Interment will follow in Saginaw Cemetery with Gaylen White, Jr., Ryan White, Payton White, B.J. Allen, Caylen White, and Steven Volkman serving as pallbearers.

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