Nancy Baines Gurley White

Published 11:07 am Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Nancy Baines Gurley White, 71, passed away Dec. 2, 2019.  She was born in Suffolk, the daughter of the late Rufus Ashton Baines Sr. and Erma Modlin Baines.  She was predeceased by her siblings and their spouses; Richard Baines (Janice), Rufus Baines Jr. and Erma Joyce Baines Riddick (Jack).  Nancy retired as the water billing department manager for the City of Virginia Beach.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Smithfield.

    Nancy is survived by her husband of 25 years, George Thomas White Jr.; stepson, Thomas Howard White (Meghan); step-grandchildren, Cameron White and Reagan White; numerous nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Lynne Baker Baines.

   A graveside service will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Memorial Park in Smithfield with Pastor Greg Gray officiating.  Friends may join the family for a time of visitation Wednesday night from 7-8 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory.  Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church at 15155 Turner Drive, Smithfield, VA 23430.  Condolences may be registered online at

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