Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Vaughn Tatum officiating. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Claudean was born June 23, 1934, in Lovington, New Mexico to Claude and Floy Tatum. She grew up Lovington where she graduated high school and attended Draughons Business College in Amarillo. Claudean was an administrator for AT&T for 18 and ½ years.
Claudean married R.T. White in 1963, in Amarillo and was happily married for 53 years.
She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for almost 60 years and a member of “Assets” supporting Muleskinners of the Shriners. Claudean enjoyed arts and crafts.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Terry Lynn White; and a cousin, Delores Tatum.
Survivors include her husband, R.T. White; two sons, Ronald and Tracy White; a stepson, Billy White and wife Vicky; a brother, Don Tatum and wife Jean; five grandchildren, Charles Ray White, Dillon Duane White, Ryan Thomas White, William Chase White and Jody Roco; four cousins, Vaughn Tatum, of Amarillo, Dorwell Tatum of Davenport, Iowa, Sharon Brown of Showlow, Arizona and Carroll Caudill of Roswell, New Mexico.