Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 6, 2014

Teresa Shirlynn White

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Teresa Shirlynn White, 43, of North Tazewell, Va.  passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at her home surrounded by family and friends. Born in Radford, Va. she was the daughter of Robert Mitchell Sr. And Barbara Pruett Mitchell of Bandy, Virginia. Teresa was a 1988 graduate of Tazewell High School and later attended the Vocational Career Center in Tazewell, Va. where she obtained her degree in nursing. Teresa's passion in life was her profession. She worked as a school nurse at Tazewell Elementary and was known as "Nurse Teresa" by the children who loved her. Known for her strength and leadership Teresa became an advocate for  Susan G. Komen sharing her knowledge to the women of the community supporting the fight for Breast Cancer. She was a loving wife, daughter, mother and friend who loved her community and attended the Family Worship Church in Tazewell, Va. Teresa was an inspiration to those who knew her with her strong faith, and love for life.

Survivors include her husband, Jeffery White of the home; one son, Dakota Lee White; and one daughter, Jessica Shirlynn White, both of the home; one brother, Robert Douglas Mitchell Jr. and wife, Alisa of North Tazewell, Va.; sister-in-law, Tammy White of North Tazewell, Va.; brother-in-law, Kevin White and wife, Angela of Tazewell, Va.; nephews, Colt White, Logan White, Jacob White and Josh White; niece D.D. White; and many close friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Peery & St Clair  Funeral home in Tazewell, Va. with Lawrence Hayes officiating. Friends may call Saturday, March 8, 2014 two hours prior to the service. Teresa will be cremated according to her wishes.

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