2015-03-11 / Obituaries

Ruth White


Ruth Lee Bowman White, 86, of Arlington, Ga., died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, Ga.

Mrs. White was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Arlington to the late Jim L. Bowman and Annie Lee King Bowman. She lived most of her life in the Arlington area with a short stay at Georgia Baptist Children’s Home. She was a member of Arlington Baptist Church. She retired from Brew-Schneider Manufacturing Co. and Arlington Oil Mill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman “Sang” White Sr.; one son, Thurman “Bug” White Jr.; and two brothers, John Bowman and Floyd Bowman.

Survivors include two sons, Jimmy L. White and wife Marie of Slidell, La., and Robert E. White and wife Suzanne of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Bobby Bowman of Chandler, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great -grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, March 9, 2015, at Arlington Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Manry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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