Originally created 04/27/04

Mrs. Mildred White (HOUSTON, Texas)



HOUSTON, Texas - Mildred Lee Hilton White, 87, passed away April 23, 2004, in Houston, Texas. Born in Egypt, Georgia, Lee attended the University of Georgia. She joined the State Department in 1940, serving in Bogota, Columbia, and was then stationed in London and Paris with the OSS, the predecessor to the CIA. Upon her return to Georgia, she continued her adventures by marrying Cary White and raising three sons. Lee was preceded in death by her husband, Cary White, and brother, Corson L. Hilton. She is survived by her sons; Cary White, Jr. of Austin, Texas, Chalmers White of Galveston, Texas, and Chessley White of Houston, Texas; grandsons, Bonham White, Lawton White and Chessley White; and granddaughter, Caelin White. A graveside service will be held at the Bascom Cemetery south of Hiltonia, Georgia. For information, contact Thompson-Strickland Waters Funeral Home in Sylvania. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

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