DECATUR — Bernadine Louise White, 76, of Decatur, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Bernadine was born October 13, 1942, in Decatur, the daughter of Noble Benjamin and Alta Pauline (Wilkie) Tucker. She married Tom White. He preceded her in death in 2012.
She is survived by her significant other, Joe Walters of Decatur; two daughters, Shelly (Langon) Evans of Florida and Pamela (Tommy Bennett) of Decatur; grandchildren, Timothy (Esther) White, Jr. and Amanda Bodine; great-grandchildren, Noami, Abby, Clara Belle, Stella, River, Landin, and Carter; her cousins, Sid Tucker of Decatur; Joe (Connie) Tucker of Houston, TX; Helen (Steve) Knowles of Decatur; and Bill (Sharon) Moore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandparents, Adam (Nora) Wilkie and Paul (Lela) Tucker; a brother, Virgil Paul Tucker; a step-son, Tim White; her aunt, Maysl Cowgill; step-grandparents, Nellie Wilkie and Ida Tucker; her cousins, Berry Wilkie, Bobby Tucker, and Mary Jo Tucker.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Bernadine White will be 2 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday before the service at the funeral home.The family of Bernadine Louise White is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the complete online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.