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Debra (Debi) Dawn White

February 2, 1954 — December 17, 2018

Debra (Debi) Dawn White age 64, of Sargent, Nebraska passed away on December 17, 2018, at her home in Sargent, Ne.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Sandhills Bible Church in Sargent, NE.

Funeral services for Debi will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 2:00 PM at the Sargent Community Center. Burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery outside of Sargent, NE. Memorials are suggested to the Sandhills Bible Church. Govier Brothers Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

Debra “Debi” Dawn (Williamson) White was born February 2, 1954, to Douglas and Beckie Jean (Churchwell) Williamson in Denver, Colorado. She was the youngest of two older brothers, Calvin Douglas and Marshall Grey. She attended Wheatridge High School and participated in the concert and marching band playing the flute and the baritone. After graduation she worked at Arlens Department Store at the soda counter after Arlens she worked at the Colorado National Bank in the night depository and she became the supervisor. During her time at the bank, she met the love of her life, David Lew White.  Debi and David were united in marriage on December 27, 1975. To that union, 14 children were born. With each wonderful God-given child that was born Debi’s love just multiplied. She always talked about adoption and when her lovely grandchildren started coming, she was so happy to be a “Nana”.

While homeschooling her children Debi also was involved with running the local bloodmobile for the Red Cross. She spearheaded the donation drives for over a decade. As Debi’s children graduated and left home, she started working for the United States Postal Service in 2008. She worked with the USPS in Sargent, Comstock, Mason City, Anselmo (on and off) and Taylor (which she worked at for the past three years) until her death. Debi loved getting to know the people in each community and was a friend to everyone she met. 

David, her children, faith and grandkids were the most important things in Debi’s life. She was kind to everyone, always had a smile and listened without judgment or impatience. 

Debi is survived by husband David White of Sargent, NE, children, Isaac (Amy) White, Rachel (Alvin) Fama, Joshua White, Hannah (Richard) Wang, Elijah White, Naomi White, Lydia (Nathan) Burns, Abraham (Emily) White, Nehemiah (Nancy) White, Abigail (Michael) Bitz, Noah (Catherine) White, Esther White, Gideon White, and Stephen White, mother, Beckie Jean Williamson and brother Calvin Douglas (Katie) Williamson and 19 wonderful and beloved grandchildren.

Debi is proceeded in death by her father William Douglas Williamson and brother, Marshall Williamson.








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