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Prentice Nelson White
February 12, 1935 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Prentice Nelson White, 88, of Greenwood, IN passed away October 19, 2023 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1935 to Quill and Marie (Chewning) White in Petersburg, IN.
He graduated from Petersburg High School in 1953. He received an A.S. Degree from Vincennes University and a B.A. Degree from Indiana University with majors in Police Administration and U.S. Government and a minor in Spanish. In 1960 he was employed by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Border Patrol of the Justice Department at Chula Vista, CA. In 1965 he married Alejandrina Navarete of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. He went on to work as a Drug Enforcement Agent and was assigned from Mexico to Uruguay, South America. Eventually he was transferred to serve as the Resident Agent in charge of the DEA office in Indianapolis, IN.
Prentice is survived by his wife, Alejandrina White; niece, Jenna White; and nephews, Terry Tharp and John David Tharp. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Marjorie Tharp.
Services for Prentice will take place at 6 PM EST on Thursday, October 26, with visitation from 2 PM until service time at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg, IN. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.