Laura White Gallo

Laura White Gallo, 79 of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at her residence with family by her side.


She was born in Grafton, June 9, 1938, a daughter of the late Robert and Dorotha Stevens White. She was preceded in death by her husband Andy Gallo on December 14, 2013.

She was a graduate of GHS Class of 1956. Laura was a member of the Blueville Church of the Nazarene where she was the Choir Director for many years, and was a very active member of the church. She retired from the Pruntytown Correctional Center and had worked at Taylor County Senior Center driving the van.

She loved flowers, gardening, coloring and most of all her grandchildren. 

Laura is survived by five children; Kim Flesher and husband Lec, Grafton, Tim Turner and wife Deirdre, Cranston, RI, Rob Gallo and wife Michelle, Linda Varah, Donna Cadier, all of Grafton; nine grandchildren, Derek Setler and wife Stacy, Hilary Riffle and husband Bryan, Josh Turner and wife Krista, Darren Turner and wife Jess, Andrew Gallo, Aaron Gallo, Kayla Mayle, Dakota Cadier and wife Logan; nine great grandchildren, Ricky, James, Parker, Chandler, Brenna, Blake, Dylan, Bailey, Monroe; two sisters, Helen Hathaway and husband Dick, Grafton, Cleo Patchin and husband, Dick, Richmond, VA; numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Delores Kelly, two brothers, Thomas White, Robert White, one very special nephew, Chuck Kelly.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 3:00-8:00 p.m., and on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00a.m., with Pastor Jeff Haught officiating.


Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery. The family would like to thank West Virginia Caring and Taylor County Senior Citizens for all your love and support to our Mother.


In lieu of flowers make donations to: West Virginia Caring Taylor Hospices 8 Harman Center, Grafton, WV 26354 or Taylor County Senior Citizen Center, 52 Trap Springs Rd. Grafton, WV 26354. Online condolences can be sent to the Gallo family at



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