Edris Elizabeth White

Edris Elizabeth White 67, of Gallatin, Missouri, passed away Saturday, December 02, 2017, at the Maple Woods Nursing home, after a courageous battle with aspirating pneumonia. Edris also battled most of her adult life with (RA) rheumatoid arthritis. She was donated to science in hopes to further studies in to (RA) Research.

She was born October, 1950, in Vandalia, MO daughter of Edris and Bill Whiteaker.

She graduated from Gallatin High School in 1968 and attended Missouri Western State University St Joseph, Missouri. Later in life working on a degree in Psychology.

She was a beautician, a home maker and was dedicated to her work and her children. Her Shop was in her home that opened in the late 70’s, Eddies Snip and Flip Salon.

Edris was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Where she lead bible studies, music services and was an active church band member.

She was active in her community participating in talent shows, singing in local bands, events and, other venues.

Survivors include: Daughter Martie Jones, of Cameron, MO, Son Gregory Ross, of Lathrop, MO, Son Russell Ross of Gallatin, MO, 6 Grand children, and 2 great grand children.
Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. at the First Assembly of God Church in Gallaton, Missouri.


  1. Maxine on December 14, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Edie was a dear friend, when I came to Gallatin in 1968 to work an live. Loved to hear her sing. I know she will sing in God’s choir. Will forever have fond memories.

  2. Darla n Robert on December 14, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Our thought are with you, Martie, I remember your Mom as a sweet loving lady, she always made me smile. Just like you. Prayers for your family at this sad time.

  3. Shirley Harrington on December 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    Beautiful voice. Great woman. She will be missed. Have not seen her for some time but she was amazing. Just got post . So sorry I didn’t make it. Prayers for family & friends.

  4. Carolyn Huskey on December 14, 2017 at 6:56 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was such a fun loving gal. She had the most beautiful voice.

  5. Bonnie (Jones) Bland on December 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    The family is in my thoughts and prayers. I hadn’t saw Edie in years but have very fond memories of her. She was a sweet lady with a beautiful voice and a heart of gold. Rest In Peace Edie.

  6. Clanice Waters on December 14, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    Remember Edie from school. I graduated in 1969. She had a lovely voice. My mother would see her singing at some of the dances she would go too around Gallatin area. May she sing with the angels.

  7. Shirley Combs on December 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Edie may you sing with the Angels. You were such a beautiful person. R.i.P my friend.

  8. Linda Lollar on December 14, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss.
    Your mother was a sweet angel here on earth, now she’s one of God’s angel’s singing with the heavenly choir.
    May God’s peace be with each of you through out the coming days.

  9. Sondra Knecht on December 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Sorry for your loss! Her suffering is over.

  10. Sandy Dickson on December 14, 2017 at 8:45 pm

    We were good friends in school. She had a beautiful voice and soul. She will be missed.

  11. Donna & John Chadwick on December 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm

    So Sorry for your loss Martie, Ashley and the entire family. May God bless you during this time of sorrow .

  12. T Davis on December 18, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Great women ! I still have a blanket an made my dAughter about 14 years ago ! She will be missed and prayers to the family

  13. Kay Allen on December 20, 2017 at 7:33 am

    So sorry for your loss…I remember Edi very well in her earlier days. I went to her bible study at her house and I loved hearing her sing. She was an awesome loving caring woman. My prayers are with each of you and your families during the holidays. God bless!

  14. Damon Bradley on December 22, 2017 at 9:23 am

    I miss Edie very much she was like a mother to me and a grandmother to my boys and watched them when they where little love you Edie you will be missed very much

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