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NEW: $336.4 Million RI Powerball Winner Louise White Claims Prize

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

 

RI's newest millionaire, Louise White, stepped into the spotlight and claimed her family's $336.4 million dollar Powerball prize today. She is the mother of famed Newport musician Leroy White.

Musician Leroy White, son of Louise, 81, who stepped into the spotlight today to claim her family's Powerball millions. Photo Newport Buzz.

"I'm very happy and I'm very proud and this will make my family very happy. We are truly blessed," said Ms. White, in a brief statement.

Ms. White, 81, said the funds will be claimed by her family's Rainbow Sherbet Fund.

Leroy White, who is called a Newport icon, is well-known for his Ethnic Urban New Age Style that fuses jazz, rock, pop and soul, "mixed with an ambient percussive rings of freedom," according to The Newport Buzz. Originally from Newark, NJ, Mr. White won first place at the Apollo Theater Talent Contest in Harlem, NY at the age of 13.

 

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