Mary Ellen Gates White, 56, passed away Sept. 29, 2016 in Santaquin. She was born December 24, 1959 in Park City, Utah to Thomas J. and Calleen Mary Lake Gates. She married Gregory Lynn White Sept. 16, 1978 in Spanish Fork and they were married for 38 years.
Mary attended schools in Park City and Spanish Fork. She had worked as a Veterinary Tech and at Fritzi in Spanish Fork. She enjoyed scuba diving, hunting, fishing, camping and especially loved animals a lot. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother to her family and a friend to everyone she met.
She is survived by her husband, Greg, sons Chad White, Draper, Thomas White, Payson, daughters Rebecca Christensen, Santaquin, Tiffany (Cory) White, Pleasant Grove; grandkids, Taylor, Fayth, Kami, Jacob, Brittain; mother-in-law, Grace Jensen, Missouri; sister, Barbara (Doyle) Price, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Amber Grace White, granddaughter, Lily Rose Irene Meidinger, father-in-law, Dennis Arthur White, brother Richard Ray Gates, grandparents and many aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be Monday, Oct. 3rd at 11:00 am at the Santaquin 12th Ward, 90 South 200 East. Friends may call at Brown Family Mortuary, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin Sunday 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Monday at the church from 9:45 to 10:45 am. Burial, Goshen City Cemetery.