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Olive Ruth (Birney) White, age 87, passed away at her home on May 10, 2014.  She was born to James Earl and Bessie (Auld) Birney, on March 1, 1927 at their home near Tippecanoe, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Glen White in 1999; her parents; two brothers, James and Dwight Birney; and a sister, Dorothy Kidder.

Services for Olive, officiated by Pastor David Koch, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison. Interment will follow beside her beloved husband in Deersville’s Patterson Union Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tippecanoe United Methodist Church, c/o Carole Burdette, 81900 Fulton Rd., Tippecanoe, OH  44699 and Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, OH  44663.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.