2018-04-04 / Obituaries

Herbert White

Retired

Herbert Phillip White, 77, of Americus, Ga., passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. White was born June 16, 1940, in Early County, Ga., to the late Lucious White and the late Annie Driver White. He was a retired lineman from Sumter Electric. Mr. White loved to garden, going to the mountains and camping, and most of all, he loved his wife and family. He attended Faith Baptist Church.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Cookie White; and a brother, Joe White.

Survivors include his wife, Polly White of Americus; a daughter, Nancy White Matthews and husband Wayne of Cordele; a son, David White and wife Tammy of Plains; and two sisters, Betty Layfield and husband Julian, and Debra McCrary and husband Wayne of Wrightsville, Ga.; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were Thursday, March 29, 2018, in the chapel of Aldridge Funeral Services. Rev. Damon Fountain officiated. Interment was private.

Active pallbearers were Tyler White, Christopher Labedz, Leon White, Joey Driver, Andy Driver and Todd Bone. Employees of Sumter Electric were asked to be honorary pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Faith Baptist Church, 947 Felder St., Americus, GA 31709 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148- 0142

Aldridge Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

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