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Vanessa Loraine (Powell) White

December 6, 1975 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 45)


Mrs. Vanessa Loraine Powell White, was born December 6, 1975, in Longview, Texas, to the parentage of Leroy and Ira Powell.

Vanessa attended schools in the Longview ISD, later attending Kilgore College and obtained an Associate Degree and a Culinary Certification.

She united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Vincent White, the love of her life. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend are just a few ways to describe Vanessa.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, brother, James (Chat) Clay; and her father in law, Columbus White.

Mrs. White was employed at Pine Tree ISD for many years, where she enjoyed interacting with each child she met.

Her loving memories will be cherished by her husband, Vincent White; children, Sha'Vonda Robinson, Irianna Powell, Nichole White, Vontey White and Damian White; grandchildren, Keylan, De'Aijah, Cameron and Zaria; sisters, Ina "Puddin" Dean Brown, Mary Lee Powell and Peggy A. Powell; brother, Leroy "Bubba" (Angela) Powell Jr.; mother in law, Ever White; brother in laws, Minister Kenneth (Marita) White, Kevin (Raven) White, Devin (Charolette) White, Tory (Whitney) White; sister in laws, Roshunda (Randy) White-Bowman, Letonja White, Ashley (Arthur) Woods, and Sandra Clay; and a host of loving and supportive nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

SPECIAL FRIENDS and THANK YOU to Patricia Fields, Mary Reppond, Pine Tree ISD Staff, Jessica, Select Specialty Hospital, and Julie Rachels. 

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November 5, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rosewood Memorial Funeral Home
401 N. 5th Street
Longview, TX 75601

Funeral Service
November 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
323 Court St
Longview, TX 75601

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