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Michelle A. White

Michelle A. White, 36, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 7:40 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo.

Michelle was born May 17, 1984, in Hannibal, Mo., to Rodney D. and Joyce Myers Williams. She was married to Jamor O. White on Sept. 19, 2009, at Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra. He preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 2019.

Michelle A. White

Survivors include her parents, Rodney and Joyce Williams, Palmyra; children, Taytum Nevae White, Pierce Alon White, Knoxx Jordan White and step-son Deshaun White; brother, Anthony R. (Kristen) Williams; niece, Clare E. Williams; nephew, Noah L. Williams, and many nieces and nephews in the Jamor White family.

Michelle was preceded in death by her husband, Jamor O. White; and J. Marvin Myers, Thelma Drebes, A.J. and Bertha Becker and Wilfred and Esther Myers.

Michelle was a 2002 graduate of Palmyra High School. She loved sports of all kinds, playing both softball and basketball in high school. She furthered her basketball career playing for John Wood Community College. 

She enjoyed reading a good book and fishing. Between being a Stixx mom, P-Town Hustle basketball mom, coach’s wife, and travel ball mom, she loved every minute of watching her kids play baseball, basketball, soccer and football. She was her kids’ biggest fan.

Michelle was a loving daughter, wife, sister, aunt and mother and will be missed by all who loved her.

Michelle attended Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra.

A private funeral service for family only will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Pastor Wes Gehrke will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra.

The funeral service will be livestreamed through Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. Follow the link on their obituary page or go to The live stream will start shortly before the service begins.

Friends and family are invited to Michelle’s life celebration at a visitation that will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 4, at Lewis Brothers Funeral chapel in Palmyra.

Memorials may be made to the White Family Trust or Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colo.

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