Ruth White to be honored with 100th birthday celebration


Leon’s Restaurant, 18 Chapel Village, will be the setting at 11 a.m. Saturday for a 100th birthday celebration in honor of Ruth S. Dobson White.

White was born June 5, 1914, at Wabbaseka, to the late James A. and Classie Dobson. She was married to the late James White II and the mother of 10 children, four of which preceded her in death. She is a member of Star Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at Wabbaseka.

The event is hosted by her children, James White III, Alvin White, Alonzo White, Ronnie White, Evelyn White Howell, Shirley White Banks, one godson and goddaughter, James Hubbard and Stella Hays.

She has 23 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.