Kitty Hackney White

September 25, 1924 - March 27, 2013
Kitty Hackney White

Kitty Hackney White, 88, of Wilmington, wife of 63 years to the late Robert Bailey White, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Born in Chatham County, NC on September 25, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Junious Joseph “J.J.” and Kate Marks Hackney. She was a member of Pittsboro United Methodist Church and formerly worked at the Institute of Government at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill until her retirement to Wilmington.

Surviving, are her son, Robert “Biff” White (Denise) of Wilmington; daughter, Patsy Perkins (Arthur “Perk”) of Pittsboro, NC; three grandchildren, Kaitlyn White, Mesha Batts, Chance Perkins; and a great-grandson, Dalton Batts. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Brant M. Hackney.

A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date at Haywood Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Moncure, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society; 2202 Wrightsville Ave, Suite 111; Wilmington, NC 28403.

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  • April 01, 2013
    Wade Marshburn says:
    Thinking of you and your family during this time. My prayer is that the memories of your Mother always be present.

  • March 31, 2013
    Jeff and Renae Fountain says:
    So sorry to hear about your mom. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff and Renae

  • March 28, 2013
    STEVE WILLIAMS says:
    BIFF SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOM YOU ARE IN MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS CALL ME IF YOU NEED ANYTHING. STEVE WILLIAMS

  • April 01, 2013
    Rafael Estevez says:
    Biff, I am sorry for your loss and our prayers and thougts are with you and your family. Rafael

  • April 04, 2013
    Julie & Gary Teague says:
    Biff, you and your family are in our hearts and prayers.