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Leah Mae ACREE
(1920 – 2015)


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Lawrence Leo WHITE

Leah Mae ACREE 2
  • Born: 14 October 1920, Elliott, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
  • Marriage: Lawrence Leo WHITE on 10 July 1941 in Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA 1 2
  • Died: 9 April 2015, Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA at age 94
  • Buried: 13 April 2015, Elliott, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA

bullet   Other names for Leah were Living ACRE, Lea Mae ACREE, Leah ACREE 1 and Leah WHITE.1


bullet  Death Notes

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital

bullet  Burial Notes

Hillside Cemetery


bullet  Recorded Events in Her Life

  • Parents: Clare O. Acree and Lyra Leona Kirby.
  • She had a residence in 2006 in Elliott, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA. 1
  • She had a residence in 2008 in Elliott, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA. 1
  • Her obituary was published in an unknown newspaper about 11 April 2015 in Iowa, USA.

    Leah Mae White, age 94, of Red Oak, Iowa formerly Elliott, Iowa, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. Leah was born October 14, 1920 in Elliott, Iowa the daughter of Clare O. and Lyra Leona (Kirby) Acree. The family moved to Courtland, Kansas when Leah was two and moved back to Iowa nine years later when she was enrolled in the 7th grade at Elliott Schools. She graduated from Grant High School in 1938 and was united in marriage to Leo White on July 19, 1941 in Maryville, Missouri. Leo was drafted into the Army in 1942 and was discharged from duty due to an injury after spending 63 days in the hospital. They returned to Red Oak and started farming in the Stanton area. They later moved to their farm near Elliott, Iowa. Leah was a member of the Pilot Grove United Methodist Church, two neighborhood clubs, campers club, was very active in 4-H, and was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, doing crafts, decorating, including wallpapering, and loved fishing with Leo.

    Preceding her in death were her parents; husband: Leo White on January 17, 2008; brothers: Lisle "Bud" Acree and Loren Acree; and sister: Luella Petty. Survivors include her son: ----- White and wife ----- of Waukee, IA; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren; 16 sisters- and brothers-in-law; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

    A VFW memorial service will be held at 9:45 AM Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with funeral services to begin at 10 AM. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery at Elliott, Iowa. Visitation with the family will be held from 4-6 PM Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Elliott Volunteer Fire Department or the Elliott First Responders.

    Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Leah married Lawrence Leo WHITE, son of Roswell Leonard WHITE and Laura Etta RUSH, on 10 July 1941 in Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA.1 2 (Lawrence Leo WHITE was born on 11 January 1921 in Stennett, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA,1 died on 17 January 2008 in Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA 1 and was buried on 21 January 2008 in Elliott, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA 1.)


bullet   Sources   bullet

  1. Obituary.
  2. Kirsty M. Haining.

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