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Gretchen Renee White

Gretchen Renee White, 43, died suddenly, Monday, March 14, 2022.  She was born on July 19, 1978, in Portsmouth, Ohio.  She graduated from Wheelersburg High School in 1996.

She is survived by her parents, Vicki and Don Walden of Ocala, FL, and Lewis and Sharon White of Portsmouth, Ohio; 3 sisters, Samantha Watts (Alex) of Wheelersburg, OH, Michelle Abbate (Frank) of Corona, CA, and Tracy Loger (Jeff) of Trenton, MI; 5 nieces and 2 nephews; 2 uncles, Kelly Thomas of Huntington, WV, and J.D. White of Sciotoville, OH; one aunt, Jennifer Thomas of Huntington, WV.  She is preceded in death by her uncle, John Thomas, and two aunts, Vickie Thomas and Kathy Brandenburg, as well as many loving grandparents.

Gretchen loved her family with her whole heart.  She loved to volunteer for the local Democratic party and the polls on election day, spend time with her nieces and nephews, and read.  She was special to her family and friends and will never be forgotten.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 21, at 2:30 p.m. at the All Saints Episcopal Church 610 Fourth St. in Portsmouth, OH, with the Rev. Sally Schisler.  Arrangements are under the direction of the D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME Wolfe-Nelson Chapel in Sciotoville.
Donations can be made to the All Saints Episcopal Church.
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