Tena Freeman White, 87, departed this life on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Heritage Oak in Arlington, Texas.

Tena was born Jan. 14, 1932, to Napoleon and Addie (Worley) Freeman on the family farm in the Sutphen Mill area near Chapman, KS. She graduated from Dickinson County Community High School with the class of 1950 in Chapman, KS.

She married Dean White on June 30, 1957, at the Chapel on McConnell Air Base in Wichita, KS.

She is survived by son Kevin and his wife Marlene White, Coon Rapids, MN, and daughter Mary Celeste and her husband Michael Dvorak, Arlington, TX, grandchildren Eric White, Natasha White, Hailyn White, Nicholas Dvorak and Hanna Dvorak and great-grandchildren Elliott Steiner-White and Nathan Alvarado-Dvorak.

She was preceded in death by her parents Napoleon and Addie Freeman, sisters Dora Rudolph and Esther Burdick and brothers Herman Freeman and Ivan Freeman.

A graveside service and burial will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Sutphen Mills Cemetery, northwest of Chapman, arranged by Londeen Funeral Chapel.

Contact Tim Horan at editor@abilene-rc.com.

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