Cynthia “Cyndy” White, age 72, of Coffeen, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Joplin.
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Cyndy, daughter of the late Elbert and Edna (Bianchini) McNeely, was born on February 11, 1948 in New Orleans, LA. In 1968, Cyndy and two of her sisters, enlisted together into the United States Air Force where she served as a dental hygienist. After serving her country honorably, she returned to raise her family. On July 29, 2000 she was united in marriage to Charles “Buck” White in Coffeen, IL. Together they enjoyed their time traveling to casinos and spending time with family. Cyndy was an avid jewelry designer and collector. She enjoyed creating and exploring jewelry design purchases.
Survivors include her husband, Charles “Buck” White, of Coffeen, IL; three daughters, Annalisa Johnston, of Augusta, GA, Elizabeth Mueller and Heidi Mueller both of Wilmington, NC; one step-son, Wally White, of Coffeen, IL; two brothers, Elbert Bo McNeely and Michael McNeely; four sisters, Mary McNeely, Carla Reichman, Carrie Goins, and Karen Pieronan; three granddaughters, Nadia, Madelyn, and Makayla; several great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Richard McNeely; and one grandson, Johnnie.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory, Joplin.