Virginia M. Holland Tapley White January 1, 1930 – February 12, 2016

Virginia M. Holland Tapley White, age 86, of Princeton, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. Virginia was born January 1, 1930, in Mt. Carmel, IL to Emery & Lula (Cantwell) Holland, both of which precede. Virginia’s life was centered around her family, was mainly a homemaker but did work at Buehler’s IGA for a period of 10 years as a Courtesy Clerk.
On December 15, 1979, in Princeton, IN, she was married to Jack White. Together they enjoyed camping, family, bird watching and traveling. Each year Virginia and Jack would travel out west to visit her brother in Arizona. They also enjoyed traveling to the Gatlinburg area for Thanksgiving and then to the Osprey Hotel for their Christmas Party.
She was a member of the VFW Post #2714 Ladies Auxiliary, and was also a member of the Women’s Bowling Association for over 40 years and was also a member of Hillside United Methodist.
Virginia is survived by her husband of 36 years, Jack White of Princeton, IN; son, Melvin Dale (Janice Marie) Tapley Sr. also of Princeton, IN. Other survivors include daughters; Gale (Jim) Troy of Patoka, Jackie White of Princeton, IN & Denise (Arthur) Wint of Francisco, IN & brothers; Harold Holland of Prescott, AZ, Bill Holland of Princeton, IN, sisters; Janet Sue (Raymond) Drew of Princeton, IN, Nancy Dossett of Nashville, TN, Karen Slaughter also of Nashville, TN, Phyllis Drew of Princeton, IN and Cathy Smith of Princeton, IN, 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband Howard M. Tapley and son, Jeffrey L. Tapley. She is also preceded by brother; Robert Holland and sisters; Joan Miskell, Greta Mitchell & Loretta Holland. The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN, with Rev. Chris Neikirk officiating. Internment will be in Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be Monday, February 15, 2016 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Doyle Funeral Home. For more information call 812-385-4334. Online condolences may be left at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.
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