Iva Jean Hudson White, 71, of Pearisburg fought a courageous battle and went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville. She is now at peace. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Polly Albert Hudson and six brothers Buddy, Ellis, Brownie, Chapman, Pat, and Arnold.
She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved and devoted companion of almost forty years, Charlie Kanode; her loving children Kim Cumbee and Mike Price of Pearisburg, Tina and Kelly Munsey of Pembroke, Bruce White of Pearisburg, Rodney and Stacy White of Newport, and Keith White of Pearisburg. Bringing much joy to her life were her grandchildren, Travis Pentasuglia, Tera Cline, Seanna White, Carly White, Latesha Carbaugh, and Dru Munsey and one great-grandchild, Sarah Long. She is also survived by one brother Roland Hudson of Narrows, one sister Juanita Croy of Pearisburg, and three sisters-in-law Jerry Hudson Marcelynas, Frances Hudson, and Juanita Hudson. She leaves a multitude of loving nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 2:00 PM in the Mountain View United Methodist Church on Guinea Mountain, Pearisburg with Pastors Ronnie Duncan and Eddie Kendall officiating. The family will greet friends immediately after the services. The family requests in liew of flowers donations be made in Jean’s name to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, NY, NY 10016. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is serving the White family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” II Corinthians 4:18