About Anna Louise White (Belden)
Syracuse, New York The Herald newspaper Friday evening, May 12, 1916 Page 3, Column 3
PRIVATE SERVICES FOR MRS. WHITE Funeral Sunday at Home on Fayetteville Road.
WAS ILL TWO YEARS Prominent Society Woman, Who Died Yesterday, Did Much for Charity and Devoted Unlimited Time to Women and Children's Hospital.
The services for Mrs. Anna Belden White, wife of Andrew S. White, whose death occurred yesterday at their home on the Fayetteville road, will be conducted there privately on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The Rev. Almon A. Jaynes, pastor of the Trinity Episcopal church, will officiate. Burial is to be in Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. White's death followed an illness of two years. She was born in this city February 14th, 1867, a daughter of the late Mead Belden. She attended the Keble school in James street and afterward studied at the Ogontz school near Philadelphia, Pa. Her marriage to Mr. White, son of the late Horace K. White, took place April 23d, 1895. They resided here until they removed to their farm at Fayetteville several years ago. Engaged in Sports.
Mrs. White was prominent in social circles of this city and was a woman distinguished for her charity. She had been one of the leading benefactor of the Syracuse Hospital for Women and Children. A member of the board of trustees of that institution, she devoted unlimited time and effort to its advancement. Mrs. White was fond of outdoor life, engaging in tennis and other sports in the open. She was regarded a clever rifle shot, having accompanied her husband on hunting expeditions in Newfoundland. Mrs. White was a member of the Automobile Club of Syracuse, the Onondaga Golf and Country club, the Political Equality club and Harmony circle. She was a niece of the late Congressman James J. Belden. Surviving, besides her husband, are her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Belden, and a sister, Mrs. John Wilkinson. The funeral will be held privately from the family home on the Fayetteville road Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The Rev. Almon A. Jaynes, pastor of Trinity Episcopal church, will probably officiate. Burial will be made in Oakwood cemetery.