Jimmie Lee White passed away on June 26, 2013. Jimmie was born April 2, 1945 in Surrency to the late Rufus and Hazel White. His Christian experience began at an early age. Upon accepting Christ in his life, he joined Second Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He attended the Appling County School System; upon graduating he began his career as a self-employed logger.
In addition to his parents, a brother, Sidney White, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Flossie White; one daughter, Janet Wilson; three sons, Troy (Kathy) White, Lothair White and Dewayne (Simone) White; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frank (Dot) White and Clinnis White; three sisters-in-law, Floretta King, Ella Bert (Carl) Marion and Zola Mae Gibbs; one brother-in-law, Dewitt Gibbs and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 1 at Surrency Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Sherwood Gibbs presiding. Eulogy was given by the Rev. Daniel Smith. Interment followed in Surrency Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Marcus Gibbs, Mike Gibbs, Brad Wilcox, Charles Jones, Stanley Gibbs, James Gibbs, Wilbert McTier and Colon Hayes.
Musical selections were rendered by the Surrency Grove Choir, the Rev. Sherwood Gibbs, Carletha and Christina Wright, granddaughter, Keneshia Register and Jason Powell.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.