Saturday 14 May 2022 10:28 PM EXC: Hundreds gather for Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead ... trends now

Saturday 14 May 2022 10:28 PM EXC: Hundreds gather for Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead ... trends now
Saturday 14 May 2022 10:28 PM EXC: Hundreds gather for Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead ... trends now

Saturday 14 May 2022 10:28 PM EXC: Hundreds gather for Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead ... trends now

Hundreds gathered at Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead during an 11-day police chase and busted 'murderer' lover Casey White out of prison.   

White, 56, has been laid to rest as friends and family gathered today hoping for 'closure' if not comprehension after a torrid two weeks that began when she sprang her convict lover from jail and ended when she put a bullet in her head Monday, DailyMail.com can reveal.

Close to 200 mourners gathered beneath the sweltering Alabama sun as they were told to set aside the 'pain and trauma' of recent days and focus instead on the version of Vicky they thought they knew – 'real loved,' 'loyal' and 'a person who impacted on people's lives.'

Doves were released as her coffin was lowered into her family plot in Center Hill Cemetery in her hometown of Lexington, Alabama. Vicky's mother, Patricia, wept as she led mourners for her only daughter. It is not clear if Vicky's father, JC who is 81, attended.

Several members of Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department were there, along with friends, relations and former inmates of Lauderdale County Jail whose lives Vicky had touched. But Sheriff Rick Singleton was nowhere to be seen.

Hundreds gathered at Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead during an 11-day police chase and busted 'murderer' lover Casey White out of prison

Hundreds gathered at Vicky White's funeral after she shot herself dead during an 11-day police chase and busted 'murderer' lover Casey White out of prison 

Flowers are pictured at White's grave on Sunday ahead of 200 people gathering for her funeral

Flowers are pictured at White's grave on Sunday ahead of 200 people gathering for her funeral

Vickey's casket was adorned with a gray marble slab with her name Vicky Sue Davis written on it

Vickey's casket was adorned with a gray marble slab with her name Vicky Sue Davis written on it

Several of Vicky's old coworkers and friends also attended the funeral

Several of Vicky's old coworkers and friends also attended the funeral 

Close family sat on blue velvet seats by the graveside, beneath a blue canopy and flanked by numerous large floral arrangements that had arrived across the morning.

'Hold your memories close,' funeral director John Abercrombie told them, signally omitting any reference to the events that led Vicky, or her mourners, to this day.

It is just over two weeks since the 17-year veteran of Lauderdale County Correctional Facility tore her world apart, walking out on her life and storied career that saw her win employee of the year five times over – all for serial felon Casey White, 38.

Speaking to DailyMail.com Vicky's boss, Jason Butler, Director of Lauderdale County Correctional Facility, who attended the early afternoon funeral with his wife said: 'I think everyone is just tired and numb at this point. I choose to focus on the Vicky I know – she was a good friend and a good colleague for 16 years.

Vicky's family was seen sitting in velvet blue chairs under a canopy near correctional officer's casket

Vicky's family was seen sitting in velvet blue chairs under a canopy near correctional officer's casket 

Vicky White's casket site sits in front of her grave on Saturday

Vicky White's casket site sits in front of her grave on Saturday 

Doves were released as her coffin was lowered into her family plot in Center Hill Cemetery in her hometown of Lexington, Alabama. Vicky's mother, Patricia, wept as she led mourners for her only daughter. It is not clear if Vicky's father, JC who is 81, attended

Doves were released as her coffin was lowered into her family plot in Center Hill Cemetery in her hometown of Lexington, Alabama. Vicky's mother, Patricia, wept as she led mourners for her only daughter. It is not clear if Vicky's father, JC who is 81, attended

Mourners hugged each other as they gathered by Vicky White's grave site

Mourners hugged each other as they gathered by Vicky White's grave site

'I think what we're hoping for now is closure and healing. Her colleagues have to keep on doing their jobs and working day by day.'

According to Butler grief counsellors have been made available to colleagues all of whom are 'shook' by the events of the past weeks.

Vicky and White's 11-day stretch on the lam came to a dramatic and tragic end just 270 miles north of their starting point in Evansdale, Indiana.

Law enforcement was alerted to their presence in the Indiana town when the owner of a local carwash caught White on surveillance footage.

Meanwhile a keen-eyed Vanderburgh County patrol officer ran the plates on a vehicle parked outside Motel 41 on the edges of the town, and ironically almost directly opposite Vanderburgh County Sheriff Department.

The grey Cadillac came up as stolen and officers staked out the motel, lying in wait and giving chase when the couple emerged from room 151 – a room they had paid a local man to book for them, paying in cash for a 14 day stay they were destined to never complete.

A high-speed chase came to an end when law enforcement rammed the couple's car from the road and into a ditch.

White surrendered, saying that his plan to have a shoot-out was only foiled because the vehicle flipped making it impossible for him to reach his gun.

Vicky shot herself and died in hospital soon after.

Her last words to White, caught on 911 audio were to scold him and say, 'You had to stay in some f****** motel.'

But according to White's mother and friends and associates of Vicky to whom DailyMail.com has spoken, the couple 'really

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