June 6, 1931 ~ February 8, 2017
Ella Delores White was born on June 6, 1931 in the small town of Baskin, Louisiana to the late Reverend David Goliath and Blanche Slack.
Ella graduated from high school in the early 50's and shortly after moved to California where she met the love of her life and the father of her children, Donal Ray White.
Mrs. White worked for the Los Angeles County School District from 1974 – 1988.
Sister White was an active member of Good Shepard Baptist Church for over thirty years, participating in a multitude of church activities which included Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and a member of the Missionary Society.
She enjoyed catching the bus, hunting down bargains for her family and herself, which resulted in her always being impeccably dressed.
She also had a special gift with arts and crafts, and was an excellent seamstress and passionate landscaper and gardener. And with all her projects and responsibilities she always had dinner ready for her family at 5:00 sharp.
Ella departed this life on February 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Preceding her in death are one daughter Lisa Rene (White) Bennett, Her husband Donal Ray White, brothers John T. Slack, David Lee Slack, Daniel Roy Slack, Harvey Slack, and Sister Ella May Gray.
Mourning her departure are her children, three daughters: Pamela Donice White, Valerie B.Washington (Willie), Lori Davis (Anthony), two sons: Everett Duane White (Kim) and Kenneth Wayne White (Tina). Thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Three brothers: Rufus Slack, Will T. Slack, Everett E. Slack. Four sisters: Annie Marie Richardson, Ara V. Burns, Mary Nell Wagner, Joreen Sutton and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
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