Mr. W. C. White

The Covington News - - OBITUARIES -

Lester & Lackey Fu­neral Home

Mr. W.C. White died Jan­uary 10, 2014.

His sea­sonal earthly jour­ney be­gan on Feb. 11, 1935, in Newton County. He was born to the late Mr. Char­lie and Mrs. Fan­nie Mae White.

His par­ents; two sis­ters, Ms. Nina Lois White and Ms. Car­rie Mae Stodghill; three brothers, Mr. Woodie White, Mr. Char­lie Lee White and Mr. Wil­lie Howard White; and one grand­daugh­ter, Ms. Shan­nikia White pre­ceded him in death.

W.C. known to many as “Dub” was a quiet, fun-lov­ing per­son who never met a stranger. He was a de­voted hus­band, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther and great grand­fa­ther. This was es­pe­cially ev­i­dent in the way he faith­fully and ail­ing wife. Not a per­son to sit idly by, he was em­ployed with Snap­ping Shoals EMC for 25 years and the Newton County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion for 10 years. Upon his sec­ond re­tire­ment, his most trea­sured pas­times his great-grand­chil­dren’s ball games, and pro­vid­ing land­scap­ing and trans­porta­tion ser­vices to those in need.

He leaves to cel­e­brate his life and legacy his lov­ing wife of 57 years, Mrs. Mary Louise White; White, Mr. and Mrs. Ron­nie (Rhonda) White, Ms. Sarah White (James Kelly), Mr. John White, and Ms. Vickie White; 10 grand­chil­dren, An­tquan, Shar­rod, Takita, Ciji, Takiria, Ke­shay, Ron­der­rius, Jar­rod, Jamya and Torie; 11 great-grand­chil­dren; three brothers, Mr. Clif­ford White, Mr. Sports Ree White and Mr. Larry (Mat­tie) White; two sis - on and Ms. Bon­nie White; brothers and sis­ters in­law, Mrs. JoAnn White, Mr. and Mrs. Lester (Nadine) Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Bill (An­nie) Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Harold (San­dra) Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry (Lynette) Cooper, Mr. and Mrs. Sam­mie host of nieces, neph­ews, other rel­a­tives and friends.

We praise and give thanks for his tri­umphant jour­ney here on earth with us. His legacy will for­ever live on in our hearts.

Fu­neral ser­vices were at 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at Pleas­ant View Bap­tist Church in Cov­ing­ton, with the Rev. Jer­maine A. Smith, pas­tor, as eu­lo­gist. Fam­ily and friends served as pall­bear

ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the acts of kind­ness shown dur­ing this time of be­reave­ment.

White

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