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Deloris Ann White

November 7, 1953 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 68)


Ms. Deloris DeAnn White, age 68, of Michigan City, IN departed this life Mar 1, 2022. She died peacefully at home with her beloved dog, Man-Man, at her side.

She was born November 7, 1953, Memphis, TN to the late Tommie Lee White Sr. and Alice Francis (Rollins) Orr. She was raised in Chicago, Il and later resided in Michigan City, IN. Deloris was a graduate of John Marshall High School and the Chicago Business Academy.
Deloris confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age and remained faithful to her faith until the Lord called her home.

The majority of her life, Deloris was surrounded by friends and family. She was very charismatic and enjoyed fellowship and family outings. Deloris loved to cook, read books, and relax with romantic love songs and a glass of wine. She was a member of the Jolly 60s ministry of Fairhaven Baptist Church. Many will remember her warm hugs and gentle kisses. Deloris was an attentive worker as he held positions as a key punch operator, filing check, machine operator, and sales associate.

Deloris is preceded in death by her siblings, Joe, James & John Watts; James, John & Gloria White; Mae Francis Orr, Freddie B. Rollins, Dorothy Mae Watts, Alfred Watts, Marica Orr, and Tommy White Jr.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter Erica Orr, Michigan City, IN; two sons: Lumumba White (Tracey) of Michigan City, IN; Tommie White (Patrice) of VA; Three sisters: Shirley Watts-Rebolledo of Chicago, IL; JoAnn Campbell of Michigan City, IN; Connie Orr of AR and   brother, Ronnie Orr of Rondo, AR. Eight grandchildren; Quincy White Sr., Kamilla White, Lumumba White Jr., Janay White. Seven great grandchildren: Quincy White Jr., Nazir White, Aliyanna White, Jai White, Jailen Clark, Jrue Clark, Jace Clark, Desiree Orr, Brentay Orr, Ari’asia Collins, and Kamari Orr; one great-granddaughter Sariya Blair and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She will be missed by all that knew her.

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Celebration of Life
March 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Coleman & Hicks Chapel
101 S Karwick Rd.
Michigan City, IN 46360

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