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Angela T. White

Angela Tyler White
Angela Tyler White, 64, of Deltaville, died Sunday March 1, 2009 of an apparent stroke.

Mrs. White was the daughter of Verane L. Gregg and Myra L. Laxton. She was born in Alexandria on March 12, 1944 and was educated in Macon, Ga., and at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon E. White of Deltaville; a brother, Donald Gregg of Centennial, Colo.; a daughter, Mrs. Maria Toye of Steamboat Springs, Colo.; two sons, Michael Fuller of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Wynn Tyler of Buffalo, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and several cousins.

A marriage to Michael Roy Fuller of Sarasota, Fla., ended in divorce in 1966. She married Gerald E. Tyler of Sarasota in 1968. Mr. Tyler was a decorated fighter ace during World War II and was credited with shooting down seven German planes over Europe. He was later an executive with Cavalier Aircraft Corp., which rehabilitated P-51 Mustang aircraft. Mrs. White at one time held a pilot’s license herself. Mr. Tyler died in 1988, and she married Mr. White, a retired newspaperman, on March 27, 1999.

Mrs. White assisted her husband, Mr. White, in writing seven books and accompanied him on six trips abroad and during extensive travels in the United States in the pursuit of auto racing history. She was an avid quilter and completed several exquisite handmade quilts.

Funeral services will be held at Christ Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 6. Burial will be in Ivy Hill Cemetery in Alexandria at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10.

posted 03.03.2009

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