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Janice Louise White, 68 – Passed May 20, 2021

Janice Louise White, 68, of Willow Springs, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at her home.

She was born on April 5, 1953 in Tennessee, the daughter of John and Mary (Webber) Riggins.

Janice was united in marriage to Billy Houston White, Sr. and to this union two children were born, Billy, Jr and Kathy. Shortly after the children were born they moved to Willow Springs, where they have remained.

She worked for several years at Hillbilly Junction as a cook and in later years she was a CNA at Willow Care Nursing Home.

Janice was preceded by her parents; son, Billy Houston White, Jr., and a brother, David Riggins.

She is survived by her husband, Billy White, Sr. of the home; daughter, Kathy Childress and husband Mike of Centralia, Kansas; four grandchildren, Kimberly, Dalton, Daniel and Billy Joseph; two great grandchildren, Eli and Lincoln; as well several nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Cabool Cemetery with Pastor Terry Brown officiating. Pallbearers were Billy Joe White, Jr., Michael White, Richard White, Donnie Grindstaff, Devon Grindstaff and Dalton Grindstaff. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at