MARIANNE WILDING-WHITE, 69, a former journalist and government official, died of cancer July 23 at George Washington University Hospital. She lived in Washington.

Mrs. Wilding-White was born to American parents in Paris and came to this country in 1931. She attended George Washington University and graduated from Radcliffe College with a degree in international relations.

By the end of World War II, she had worked for the Justice Department and the Office of Naval Intelligence in this country and for the Office of War Information in London. After the war, she was a press control officer with the American military government in Berlin and was a Berlin correspondent for Stars and Stripes.

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, she worked in New York City for the Atlantic Union Committee. In 1967, she married Charles F.B. Wilding-White, and accompanied him on his Agency for International Development postings in Laos and Haiti. They had lived in the Washington area since 1981.

In addition to her husband, of Washington, survivors include four stepchildren, Frederic, of Grants, N.M., Philip, of Bedford, N.H., Arthur, of Arlington, Mass., and Alice Veronica Wilding-White of Washington, and a brother, William Greenough II of Washington.