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Mrs. Marian C. (Benson) White

January 4, 1940 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Mrs. Marian White Obituary

Mrs. Marian C. White, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 3:39 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2024, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. 

She was born January 4, 1940, to Samuel and Pearl (Farris) Benson in Potosi, Missouri.  She married Donald White. 

Surviving are two brothers, James “Buck” Benson of Abingdon, Illinois and Lyndell (and Kaye) Benson of East Galesburg, and two sisters, Helen Borcky of Wisconsin and Wanda Bloomer of Maquon, Illinois.  She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Peggy Hardister, Carol Boatman, and Barbara Ingram. 

Marian graduated from White Hall High School, White Hall, Illinois in 1958.  She was a physical therapy assistant for home health care and worked for Rosewood Nursing Home in Galesburg for over 15 years.  She loved shopping, especially on the television network, QVC.  She collected jewelry boxes, music boxes, Native American artifacts, and dolls.  Most of all, she loved to buy jewelry. 

As Marian requested, cremation will be accorded.  No services are planned.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be made at 

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