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White celebrates 80th birthday

021116-bday-arlene-whiteArlene White, Lyons, will observe her 80th birthday on Feb. 11, 2016.

She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Dorrance, Kan., and also lived in McPherson, Kan., and Lyons, Kan., and Oklahoma and Texas.

On May 27, 1954, she married Leon White in Russell, Kan. He died Sept. 27, 1992. She was the owner of Alexander Truck Line and later the director of Lyons Housing Authority.

She enjoys quilting, genealogy, puzzles and church activities, and is also Osage County News’ No. 1 fan.

Her children and their spouses are Sue Jean White and husband, Bob Connor, Houston, Texas, Wayne White and wife, Janet Williams, Scranton, Kan., and Sheryl Clifford and husband, Darin Clifford, Hutchinson, Kan. She has two grandchildren, Jimmy and Andy Clifford.

Arlene celebrated her birthday with a family dinner last Sunday, and a card shower from friends and family.

Cards may be sent to her at 602 Arnold Drive, Lyons, KS 67554.

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