Barbara Ann White of Manhattan Beach CA passed away quietly in her sleep early Saturday morning March 5, 2011 at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Barbara was born July 17, 1928 in Boston Mass, attended Boston University, worked as a stenographer, married James Payson white in 1950 before moving to California in 1951. She was a loving wife, caring daughter, devoted mother, fun loving “Bubba” to her grandchildren as well as a friend to everyone she met. Barbara was active in her local bridge club and achieved the rank of Grand Master. She loved to travel, read and follow her sports especially tennis, golf and her favorite, The Lakers. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly O’Brien (John), her mother and father Hazel Kelly and Francis Hines as well as her brother Frank Hines. Barbara is survived by her husband of 60 years, James White and two daughters Cathy White and Laurel (Bill) Atwood, and her sons Jay (Jennifer) and Jeff (Andrea) as well as by her eight grandchildren Steve (Megan), Erin and Kara O’Brien, Ryan and Ashley Stander, Kiley Atwood, Jennifer and Victor Kim-White and five great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Services will be private.

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  1. To our cousins and uncle on the west coast, Love from the East Coast. We will miss you and remember fondly the times that were spent together by the White clan in Maine, Vermont and Marshfield. Our prayers are with you all.

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