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December 23, 2016
9 years and you still haven't walked through mommy's front door. God I wish you were here. Things would be so different. I miss you more than ever. It amazes me how much Ladybug is just like you. It's the weirdest thing ever!!! She loves to draw like you and her stories remind me of you. Oh man I wish you could see Madison. She is Deshaun just a girl version. Thank you for bringing him back around. I love you. I love you I love love you. I wish you could were here. This year hurts more than any other year. I feel like you left yesterday. I hate Christmas. It was your favorite and it's the 9th Christmas without you.

Ugh!!! Continue to rest my big brother.

Please find your way home.

Love Kita
Your little sister
January 15, 2015
It has been too many years since I've been able to hug you boss. I never knew this site was up. But I shall check it all the time now. Weedy man I love you and I miss you. You were the best roommate a dude could ask for. Even Laura talks about how much she misses making us breakfast haha.
To all weezy's family I wish there was something g I could have done and I still think about him everyday.
I will never forget that wonderful day when he got married. Seems like yesterday.
I love you weezy.
Doug and Laura Nobles
December 05, 2014
To the Family of PVT Dewayne White. My deepest sympathy for your loss. I am sorry that it has taken me 7 years to say these words to you....but the loss of my only Child cause me much pain and sorrow. Today, I can say that I am Honored to have lost my son while in service to his country , while on a Mission with two of his fellow soldiers.

I know my son held your son in high regard. He hand picked his men....The Best of the Best !

Dr. Joseph Snyder - Captain Adam Snyder's DAD
December 04, 2014
May 29, 2014
Thinking of you today and the times we spent talking. Miss you brother.
February 26, 2014
Brother, I miss you so much. Birthday was awesome. I needed a big hug today!! I added your nieces to your collage. I love you baby.
February 20, 2014
I wish Heaven had a phone so I could call and wish you a Happy Birthday today! I miss your phone calls, I miss you coming to my front door and saying hi Mom and I would cook you what ever you wanted. I miss our talks when you lay across my bed with your stinky feet! I wish I could have your boots -a mom would never forget how a sons feet smell lol! Just having them would make it a little better, not sure where they are! Made your favorite dinner tonight enchilada! I put a candle by your picture and I thank God for the day I first saw your face. Rest in Peace my first born I love and miss you dearly! Love Mom
January 03, 2014
Brother Happy New year. 6long years since you been Gone. I miss you like crazy every second of the day. I love you sooo Much. Keep watching over us. Give GRandma a juicy kiss for me and Grandpa. Thank you. Muah!
July 12, 2013
I miss you
December 20, 2012
Thanks Chad we really appreciate you thinking of him. Happy holidays!!!
December 18, 2012
Battle Buddies for life. Was just thinking about you and thought I would send a message. For the family members that don't know, I was Dewayne's battle buddy in basic training. Love you bro!!
September 13, 2012
Brother im having a Deshaun as you may already know. I miss you like crazy I wish you were here to hold me and make me laugh. I LOVE you for life and a day after!!
September 12, 2012
Hi DeWayne, I miss you. I talk about to friends and let them know that I have a brother who served our country well and with much integrity. Love you much and miss you.
September 08, 2012
Thought of you several times today. I will never forget you.
August 19, 2012
Hey Dewayne , Wish I Could've Met You , Heard So Many Great Things about You , You Have A Wonderful Family And They Treat Me As If I'm Family , May You Rest In Peace .
April 05, 2012
Hey brother,

mama Birthday Is tomorrow send her a smile. i miss you like crazy love you for ever and a day!

March 29, 2012
Today, is a tough day for me. You are constantly in my mind and you go through it like clock work. I miss your smile, I miss your laugh, I miss your hugs, I miss your love. I miss every bit of you. When you left I lost everything. It will never be the same. Its always a struggle. Even though no one writes on your page, you know i speak to you every morning and night and through out the day. I love you so much. I wish you were here.
Love, Kita~
December 04, 2011
To the family and friends of Pvt. Dewayne L. White:
Please accept my remembrance of Dewayne on the anniversary of his passing and know that he will never be forgotten.
December 04, 2011
The Light Shines on In Heaven: A life will-lived is like a light so beautiful and rare That everyone within its glow is blessed becasue it's there And though the light goes out on earth, in heaven it shines still, And the beauty it revealed to us lives on and always will.I am thinkig of you my son and prying that all the memories of you will bring me and the family peace and comfort.I love and miss you so very much, These four years has went so fast but it still feels like yesterday that you just went away I still think that one day I will open that door and you will be standing on the other side of it..Oh Well..I know...Missing you the most..
March 25, 2011
It's been a while, I still think of you Adam and Adam. You are in great company and so are a few more brothers we have lost since then. It's a little rough working where I am right now having to here about Bayji and that location. I miss you brother. TTYL
March 22, 2011
There is not enough words in the world to express how much I love you and miss you. I know you are in better place, since I believe that, I will just say 'See You Later'. Love you much your, Auntie Bridget
December 04, 2010
To the family and friends of Pvt. Dewayne L. White:
Remembering Dewayne on the anniversary of his passing. May our fallen heroes never be forgotten!
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
November 10, 2010
DeWayne gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we can enjoy the freedom of living in America. With Veteran's Day tomorrow, thoughts of him fill my mind. I still pray for your family. His memory still lives on in so many people. He touched so many lives. He is truly a hero.
August 29, 2010
To the family of Dewayne:
May the comfort from family and friends continue to strengthen you, and may you find comfort in the words found in the Holy Scriptures: "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."
June 06, 2010
I PRAY FOR YOU AND YOUR MAMA, SHE IS SUCH A WONDERFUL PERSON, SO I KNOW YOU WERE TOO! Just wanted to know we will never ever forget you or SSG Maun Hardy III, I know you have become friends, you can relate to each other. Till the day we see you again. Love you both. God is watching over you, as you watch over us. Thank you for everything! You both are Hero's.
May 31, 2010
Memorial Day 2010
May 24, 2010
February 21, 2010
To DeWayne"s Family: I 'Ve left you messages before, and now again. Our prayers are with you. Can't imagine how you feel and how you get thru this. God's strength is the only thing, I know. I pray for you,
To DeWayne: Thank you, sir, for your sacrifice. You are really appreciated by me and my family. R.I.P.
February 21, 2010
hey cuz we miss you and love you R.I.P
February 20, 2010
Happy 30th Birthday Dear DeWayne!!!
Your Mom Loves and misses so much. She will forever carry you in her heart. Her pain is there, but through her Faith in God, she goes on. She knows you are with Our Heavenly Father. We will never forget, and we "THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS, YOU GAVE OF YOURSELF SO THAT WE COULD BE FREE!!! Just a reminder that Freedom is not free, we seem to take that for granted at times.. I hope this helps remind people of all the men and women who are out there protecting our country, and giving of themselves to keep us safe.
God Bless you all, and their Families..Love a Gold Star Mom..
Love you Sandy...
February 20, 2010
Today is a special day for you my Son today you turned 30 years old at 12:15am. I don't beleve you are out of my sight and only in my heart and mind each and everyday. I wish I could hug you but only in my dreams. It tears my heart so that this day and all other days I can't hear your laughter but I will never forget it and I will always remember. my son HAPPY 30TH BIRTHDAY. I miss you so very much.
Love Momma
December 13, 2009
On this day and with each day that we enjoy our freedom, I would like to give thanks and let you know that I do not take our troops for granted. May you experience God when you feel your loss.
December 11, 2009
I did not know PVT Dewayne White, but I want you to know that we appreciate him for his service to our great country. Our hearts bleed for your sacrifice. Only God can comfort you.
December 09, 2009
I saw an Eagle two weeks before they told me you were gone, I saw this same Eagle in my backyard again two weeks on the second year of your death. I went to vist you on that hill where They placed you, I put some flowers there to let you know I was there. I know where each one of my children are, but I don't know where you are. I wish there was a way you can call home from heaven... maybe thats what it is, you are home and that's why your not calling. your mom is missing you so much... love mom...
March 02, 2009

I miss you so much. I sit and think about all of the memories I have with you and I smile. you always could bring a smile to my face. It's hard to believe you have been gone so long, I remember finding out like it was yesterday. I know only your physical presence is gone and I try to take solace in that. I miss you and this is all I have left as a means of communication. I love you and admire you and treasure every memory we have!

Kelly Williams
March 01, 2009
Wow I dont know where to start Dewayne you have been gone for almost two years to me it replays like it was yesterday i have so many memories between the two of us i wouldnt even know where to start. first of all i would like to send my condolences to your family im sorry it took me so long to do so but i had no idea how to get ahold of your family then today i stumbled upon this site. i remember playing basketball against each other on the psp oh you would get mad if i won but it was good times so many other memories i remember them all but to me it dont even feel like your gone i want to go back over there and find you and bring you back safely i dont know how to deal with you being gone there is so much i have to share with you and dont even know how i love you dwayne you are my brother and always will be.
February 20, 2009
February 20, 2009
January 17, 2009
I offer my deepest condolences for your loss
January 10, 2009
I will miss ya man, thanx for the laughs, my friend.
December 05, 2008
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December 04, 2008
Holding you all in my thoughts and prayers.

The Wind on The Downs

“I like to think of you as brown and tall,
As strong and living as you used to be,
In khaki tunic, Sam Brown belt and all,
And standing there and laughing down at me.
Because they tell me, dear, that you are dead,
Because I can no longer see your face,
You have not died, it is not true, instead
You seek adventure in some other place.
That you are round about me, I believe;
I hear you laughing as you used to do,
Yet loving all the things I think of you;
And knowing you are happy, should I grieve?
You follow and are watchful where I go.”

(Written by Marian Allen during World War l )

Two lines that I wish you to keep near your heart…….

“You seek adventure in some other place.
That you are round about me, I believe”

I did not know Dewayne, but I am remembering
his service and sacrifice. He is my hero. !

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

The Other Side

i'm over on the other side
where life and death softly divide.
left my skin and bones behind
now i'm over on the other side.

can you feel me there with you?
my breath is gone but i'm not through.
loved you then and i still do
from over on the other side.

i can fly. really fly.
below the earth ... all through the sky.
tell em all i did not die.
i'm just over on the other side.

it's good here on the other side.
the sweetest songs...the bluest skies.
thank you for the tears you cried
but it's good here on the other side.

i can fly. really fly. below the earth...all through the sky.
tell em all i did not die.
i'm just over on the other side

the world is smaller than a needle's eye.
where life and death softly divide.
when you leave your skin and bones behind
i'll be waiting on the other side.

i can fly. really fly. below the earth ... all through the sky.
go tell em all i did not die.
i'm just over on the other side.

Song lyrics by Don Conoscenti
C Desert Muse/SESAC
(Used with permission)

“I hope it brings great comfort to any and all.
Peace on you. DonCon” 4-2008

The Other Side –
(To hear the song)


Deb Estep ~ Ohio
Proud Air Force Mom SSgt Vince – Lackland AFB
Proud Air Force MIL SrA Dana – Randolph AFB

Remembering The Fallen – Blog

Angel and soldier drawing I have shared here.
December 04, 2008
To the family of Pvt. Dewayne L. White:
Dewayne gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
September 18, 2008
Dear Family of Pvt. Dewaye L. White,

We want to say thank you. We understand that no words can be adequate for your sorrow. We certainly do not want to intrude upon your privacy. As Americans we want you to know that we deeply appreciate the ultimate sacrifice your loved one has made for all of us. We also would like for you to be aware that with this letter comes our special concern and prayers for you. We are all safer because young men and women who love their country, and know the value of a free nation, are willing to put themselves in harms way, and lay down their lives to keep this nation free and safe for all of us.
Your sacrifice is also very great. We know that we can give little comfort; however, the knowledge that your loved one did not die in vain, but died in the service of our country, gives each of us a noble example of the value of life, and the responsibility of freedom. We hope this will bring pride and comfort to you.
We at Gethsemane Church believe that there is purpose to life. We send this letter with our deepest appreciation for the greatest of sacrifices, you and your loved one have given to this country. We know it is not enough, but please allow us to assure you that your loved one is not forgotten.

Very Sincerely

Frank G. Noyes
Frank G. Noyes (Pastor)

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
(Jn. 15:13)
July 15, 2008
Just wanted you to know that your mom and your wife have expemplified what a Proverbs 31 woman is. It has been through the fire and pain of losing you that our family has responded with God's grace and poise and simple thankfullness for the blessing of you. Please, know that even in your death you have brought honor to us all. I am proud to say I was related to and even knew you. You touched so many. I read this page often and say a silent prayer for you. Hugs and kisses

July 07, 2008
I want to thank eveyone who has wrote a note in my son's book. The words the prayers are very helpful to me Thank you all again
July 06, 2008
Thank you for the sacrifice made by Pvt White and the sacrifice made by everyone who loves and misses him! May God bless all of you!!
July 06, 2008
You are remembered and respected. Thank you Pvt White!
June 25, 2008
Yeah, I know you saw me trip and fall, LOL. but I got up. I saw you in the window the other day watching me. What were you looking for? I see your car drive down the street everyday on cicero at 8:30am. With the Tennesse Plates, Where you going? I am basically saying thank You, because I understand that you never left me, You always with me and beside me and you were probably going where i was going. I miss you so much. It has not hit me yet, because i dont think your gone. I believe that your still out there lost and someone is going to find you. I know u think i am crazy but if the tables were turned you would think the same. I love you so so much and i think about you every second of the day... i think about how different things would be... and how better things would know what i still cant believe it. Well I am going to try to visit you. I promise i just feel like i dont have the stregnth but im going to try. I love you my sweet brother. I love you so much.... always Ke ke.

P.s Jaida Stood up!!!
June 23, 2008
I did not know Dewayne or his family but I would like to say I am sorry for your loss of a wonderful man. I would like to honor Dewayne and his family for his fight for our freedom. He gave his life for all of us to remain free, he is special and so is his family. I know this want bring him back but hopefully it will help to know he is greatly appreciated.
June 02, 2008
Dewayne, This is my second time to write to you, but I don't want you to forget that you are thanked and highey honored by me and my family. We never got to meet you or anyone in your family but you all are very special for your ultimate sacrifice. You gave your life for people that you did not know, Jesus gave his life for people he did know. We were all on his mind when he hung on the cross. But, thank God he did rise again! You have found that out by now, for the ones that doubt, you could tell them.... Thanks again!
May 31, 2008
DeWayne, you saw what AMAZING memorial that they made of you. I could not beleive it. The celebration in your honor was GREAT, you deserve it. It finally hit me when I went to your grave site, you are really gone. I kept thinking you were still out there defending what you believed in and making those precious kids smile with your lavashing sense of humor. . . just like your dad. Honey, I know that you are in a better place. I now really realize how short life is and I wished that we would have had many times spent as a family because we love you. I always dreamed of one day surprising your dad by having you and Shayun come visit but life was taken from you. I am so sorry that I am bitter but I know that I will come to really understand. We all miss you and I will see you some day. See ya for now, with much love Renee'
May 31, 2008
RIP DeWayne

i will always miss you
you were the best big brother anyone could have
i remember when i was younger when nobody would let me play you would always include me no matter how bad i was at the game.
also when i would cry you would always pick me up

i will miss you im glad we all got a chance to see you one last time last summer and i will never forget that.
you were a solider i know it was your job
but you loved what you did even though it cost you great
so early and so young you are my hero.

i love you
your lil sis
˜?????˜DonT WiSh On A StAr,ReAcH FoR OnE˜?????˜
May 30, 2008
Memorial Day now has a different meaning for me. I NEVER return to the cemetery after a funeral. When the burial is taking place, I don't always get out of the car because it is just too sad. So I put on my brave front and went with your mom to your site. She has done a wonderful job of decorating for our soldier. Not only do we have your burial site but we also have a beautiful memorial in Country Club Hills' City Hall. Dude, they lit an eternal flame for you! Wow DeWayne it is awesome. I am so proud of you. I hated reliving some moments but it's okay. I saw the Tusk. Airforce Men flying over just for you and it looked like you were flying to our Lord. I'm ok now. I'll always miss and love you but I can now release you and move on because you are with Jesus.
Loving you always,
Auntie Linda
May 27, 2008
My brother. I love You all day I thought of you. I Realized today that memorial day is more than kickin it and being with friends its honoring those that fought for our country. Well I am happy to be your sister because, you have made history. I wish you were here. I miss you so much. Everytime the house phone rings and the "00" comes on the caller id. I think its you. because when you were in Iraq you use to call. and thats the numbers that came up. but when I pick up and its not you just some bill collector. I get upset like you played a joke. LOL. I love you...And wish this was a dream...You are my hero. Walk behind me my big brother and watch over this family as you can see we need you... tell grandma and grandpa I miss them tooo! muah. xoxo

May 21, 2008
To the family of Pvt. Dewayne L. White, My thoughts are with you and i know how proud you all must be of this man. But remember he was trained well and was taught everything he needed to know. And now he has gotten his promotion and is fighting as a solder in the army of the Lord
May 20, 2008
To the family and friends of PVT Dewayne L. White. I never got the privilage to meet Dewayne,but he is a real hero in my eyes! I highly give him thanks for what he gave for my and my families freedom and our great country. I really do appreciate his sacrifice and the sacrifice of you that loved and knew him too. I know that he will always be in your hearts and minds., Thank you Dewayne, friends, and family.
April 01, 2008
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man."

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998-2008

March 10, 2008
I sit and I think about all of the memories I have of you and I cant help but smile. I miss you so much, and even now, months later, it is still difficult. While we didnt talk as often as we used to, i still considered you a good friend. I still remember the last time I saw you when you came home like it was yesterday, Heck i remember when we met at Citgo/Counsins Subs, seems like so long ago now. I could always count on you to make me THank you for that, thank you for listening, thank you for being there, and thank you for risking and giving your life for our country. You have paid the ultimate price. i remember the day you left for the army, and while I knew that being in the army meant you were risking your life, I never imagined that I (and everyone else who knew you) would ever have to actually say goodbye. I know that you are watching over everyone now, and that you are in a better place. But I miss you, and this is my only way of venting. You will always be missed and never forgotten. You were a great man!
January 09, 2008

I know that you are watching me because everytime my mommie sings that song about you and uncle deshaun i smile because it puts me to sleep. I will like to Thank God that I have you as an Uncle. I love you always, visit me and my dreams

January 09, 2008
Sometimes I see you and sometimes I dont. I wonder if you are around because you have something to tell me. I wonder if you are with me because it was one more thing you had to say to me. Well, I prayed on it and I dont have to wonder any more. You are watching me, making sure i make the right decisons and trust me I am. I Love you forever and i hope what you see i am doing with my life makes you happy. I feel that it is. I feel that as long as i am happy and you know that you can rest. I just wanted to say that because i always feel your spirit sometimes it scares me because i am a very scary person but sometimes i need it because its you thats either telling me i am proud of you or. "ke ke you bet not do that" Well only me and you know what i am talking about and i dont mind keeping it that way..I love you with all my heart. Trust, me you will never be forgotten.I think i say your name about 3 times more than i have ever said it. Thank You, for my gift.

Your sister,

January 03, 2008
I did not know DeWayne, but I am wiping away tears as I read what a fine young man he was, and what a huge loss his passing is for his family, his friends, and for his country. I just wanted to say thank you - Thank you, DeWayne, for your service to our country. My children thank you for engaging the enemy over there, so they don't come over here. Your bravery and your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Greater love hath no man than this: than he lay down his life for his friends. And thank you to his family, for sharing him with the rest of us, and ultimately giving him up (till you catch up with him in heaven) for us. May the peace that passes all understanding fill your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus, and may God hold you in the palm of His hand through the pain of this temporary separation.
December 31, 2007
Dewayne, man you will be missed truly you will, we all grew up together, and im talkig bout from birth. Im gonna miss your smart little comments you used to make, your phone calls, your laughter and etc... i can go on and on... But i know your in a better place now soilder, and you got the best commanding leader you could of ever had now! Look in from time to time on me, and kiss my mommy and papa for me :) Love you cuzo, and im proud of you. Well see you later, wayyyyyy later :)
Love always,
December 31, 2007
The Best of America, he is a very special man with a gift. He now serves a Greater Leader of our Life. Peace to his family. May God, his current commander, Bless him.
December 29, 2007
You always think you have time to do the small and simple things in life as a father and mentor and in passing these little things become the most important things in life. I will always remember the little things you did to make me smile. My life will never be the same, but I'm so happy that you were and will always remain a part of my life. Syneca, My son was happy and you gave him so much joy and happiness.... I seen this in his eyes when he talked about you. No father could ask for more from a daughter. I love you just as much and I hope I will be apart of your life as he was of yours. DeWayne, I love you so much, I'm bitter, I'm angry and I understand. Thank you so much for enriching my life. To my family, Whites, Irelands, and the Beach thanks you so very much, I love you all. Lenny
December 28, 2007
I too lost my younger brother who was 20 years old due to a roadside bomb an I pray for the family of this fallen hero. He has made the ultimate sacrifice for this country. I am a Drill Sergeant an many of these soldiers i see first before they go to there units an deploy an its a constant struggle but i continue to pray an ask for strength an take one day at a time. I share with the family of this young soldier because the hurt is fresh but stay strong an trust an no that this young man an just as my little brother are resting in peace and with knowing and having the faith time will heal.
December 28, 2007
My heartfelt sympathy to the White family in the loss of Dewayne. I did not know Dewayne, but my heart is broken and I am saddened for your loss of such a fine young person and hero. May God bring you peace in your heart as you reflect on all the wonderful memories you hold so close. Please know that you are in my heart and prayers. My heart was touched by the many wonderful/beautiful things written about you. Dewayne you are my hero and you will NEVER be forgotten.
I send each of you a hug from the most inner part of my heart.
Love and Peace

"To live in the hearts
of those you leave behind
is never to die"
~Robert Orr~
December 27, 2007
Special Tribute to a Man of Honor

DeWayne you earned the Honor of a Servant and the Honor of a Sacrificial Vessel. You served our Heavenly Father and the United States of America with great integrity. Your attitude exemplified love, peace, joy, and righteousness (completeness in the Kingdom of God). You put your life on the line for others. You realized everything in life is not always about you, but inclusive of others around you.

You are a Type of Christ. One who served with dignity, never doing something that would disgrace our Heavenly Father. You served with a heart of love and spirit of humility. You were forever obedient to the commands of your leader. You suffered, died, and now have resurrected to a level of kingship with our Heavenly Father. “Every knee shall (absolutely) bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord!” Love you DeWayne
December 27, 2007
Thank You for serving our country. God bless you and I hope your smiling up in heaven upon us.
December 27, 2007
Were so sorry for your loss there are no words to describe how we know your family. We also lost our brother in Baghdad 4 months ago.We will pray for you in this diffcult time may god bless you.
December 25, 2007
My love my Gift from our Father from heaven,MY SON. Today is Christmas Day Jesus's Birtday. I will always remember before we open up our gifts on Christmas day we would sing happy birthday day to Jesus, you asked "Ma why do we get the gifts and not Jesus? I said he did, He gave his life for us and that was the greatest gift any one could give. I won't get that special call from you this Christmas-but.. God gave me a wonderful and blessed gift for only a minute (like your cousin Danny said) I will miss your talks when you called on my long way home from a hards day work at PMI-I will miss the days you sneak up on me when you come for a vist from Tenne-(warn me when you come now)(smile)and I will miss your laughter. I will miss you talking with DeShaun and NeKita. I can go on and on. Like my father told me before he left this world- and now I will tell you THANK YOU FOR BEING MY SON THANK YOU FOR THE SHORT BUT LONG VIST WE HAD TOGETHER THANK YOU FOR BEING THE BEST OF THE BEST. AND I THANK YOU NOW FOR WATCHING OVER ALL THAT HAS TOUCH YOUR HEART WITH THEIR LOVE.
LOVE Momma
December 25, 2007
i am deeply sorry about the loss of your love one may the God who gives comfort and peace be with your family during your time of such great loss,in the bible it speaks of death as man enemy and during the time of grief we can truly see why.we can be sure according to the bible that we will see those whom we have loss in death again.deepest sympathy
December 25, 2007
To the family of Pvt White:

May the God of our salvation continue to bless and comfort you. God's Word says "...when you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned, the flames will not set you ablaze...." As the old hymn says, "the darkest hour is just before the dawn, but joy comes in the morning". God WILL restore your joy and give you the peace that surpasses all understanding!

We can NEVER question God, because God alone knows what lies beyond the bend. God alone sets the appointment with death, because He is the "...giver and taker of life..." God is God from the foundations of the earth! Our God is God!

I love you in Christ,

Minister florence duckett
Rose of Sharon Ministries, ltd
December 24, 2007
Dewayne I can still see your smile, the same smile as when you were 9. I am so glad to have been able to spend time with you and the rest of the White bunch in our family reunion this summer. We will always keep those great memories of our last time spent. I still remember your grand entrance and someone made the comment "Boy that boy is something else; you can tell that he is his father's son." Your dad and I were so proud of you and Shaun when we heard that you both went into the Army. Even though we feared that you both could be sent to fight the war we knew that this was something that you both believed in and we were behind you both. I am so confused and angry and I just pray that you lay your hands on us and let us know that all will be okay. I believe that I will see you again so I won't say good-bye I will say see ya for now. Love always Reneé
December 22, 2007
Pvt. Dewayne L. White R.I.P.
God bless the families and friends of the Tiger Force Recon.

Signed: A Veteran Tiger Force Member-1968
December 21, 2007
I learned of your sacrifice through the Grandfather of one of your fellow soldiers. My son is also serving in Iraq. My heart aches for your family and what they must be going through. My deepest condolences. I continue to pray for peace on earth.
December 20, 2007
Another fallen hero, he will not be forgotten. I also lost my son Michael in Iraq from a road side bomb. There are so many that are truly thankful for Pvt. White and proud of his unselfish service for all of us in this country. Dear lord bless this family of our fallen brother.
December 20, 2007
Though I did not know Dewayne personally, he will always be a hero to me. Nothing I can say will take away the pain that you feel right now. Please accept my sincerest condolences and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Jeri Herrera
Proud sister of SFC Rocky H. Herrera
KIA 8/28/07 Jaji, Afghanistan
December 19, 2007
My cousin, DeWayne. We didn't get enough time together.. but greater days await us. I'll C-Ya. Your home going, as I'm sure you know, was one of the most beautiful ceremonies I've ever witnessed. The whole town came out! Every fire house we passed on our way to the grave site had firemen standing at attention outside! We passed like four fire houses. What a sight! You are truly deserving of every honor bestowed!!! I'll miss you, sir. Your family, Aaron.
December 18, 2007
DeWayne L. White was the nephew that will always have a place in my heart. As his uncle James, I can say his life and service to the arm forces shall not go in vain. On a broader scale, his motivation in serving his country is one that should not go unnoticed. I will always remember how he would be so willing to work with me on any project I had going on around the house. He was always interested in learning something new. To DeWayne, this meant getting an opportunity to build a stronger relationship. Fare-Ye-Well my nephew until we meet again.
December 17, 2007
My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.
December 16, 2007
Will what can i say because there is no words to make u come back, and knock on my door and me and my family see your face throw the door and remember your big smile. while opening the door i ofer you a hug , food and all my familys love. My little daugter and son (bianka and michael) Still talk of you and love you a lot. It hurts too tell them this; I just cant find the words to tell them, I knew you where going to be a good daddy but God knows why it didnt happen. I miss u and i can't ever forget you or your beautiful family when they open the doors of there home for me and my family. WE will always love you and please take care of pedro for me because i want him to come home to your chiquita and to little spiderman(kids) Que descances en paz y que el señor te bendiga siempre Te queremos mucho ( Love to the millers)
December 15, 2007
My Dear Cousin,
I hurt because I took your presence for granted. You and I have the same blood that ran through our veins. I wish I had been closer to you, had more memories of you. But you have taught me the best lesson, you never know what you have until it is gone. Now your valiant presence is no longer here and I have missed the chance to fellowship with you as my cousin. What a privilege that I let slip from my grasp. But I have learned my hard lesson through heartache. I will no longer take my family for granted. All the extended family on the Moore side, I reach my hand to you. I want to embrace you. And to the special angel who taught me this lesson, DeWayne, rest well my love. Your presence is still near through all that you touch. I will pray for your wife as only one soldiers wife can for another soldier's wife. Be blessed, be peace, be the angel God has called you to be. Another mission accomplished for you. Love you always,
Dannie (Moore) Willis
December 14, 2007
With the deepest regret, I have just learned of the death of Private White. As a Vietnam Veteran and the State Chaplain of the Georgia Society, Sons Of The American Revolution, I speak for our President, Charlie A. Newcomer, III and the more than 1,400 SAR members around the State of Georgia in humbly expressing the condolences of a grateful Society. Wrapped in the integrity of service to our nation and the inestimable values of duty, honor and country, your American hero stood on a wall of freedom for us all. This precious life, lived and lost in love of America, epitomized every attribute of patriotism the Sons Of The American Revolution hold dear. And, as Americans, we could never repay the debt we owe ..!! Nor the debt we owe you… the family of one of America's best ...!!!
December 13, 2007
My prayers are with this family in their time of bereavement. I had the pleasure of meeting Dewayne at their wedding! What a pleasure and an honor...I told Syneca...She got a good one...he had such a warm presence and spirit! Syneca and family be strong and know that He is Still GOD...he his in the business of healing hearts..and giving PEACE when your heart is broken. We do not understand, but Dewayne had a purpose and only for a minute did we have him here, but he touched so many...and one that I know he touched was Syneca! May God keep each of you, and may he wrap you in his arms when no one is around, and give you peace! I will continue to pray and lift this family up in prayer!
December 13, 2007
Precious Nephew,
When you were born, I was there. What a joyful day. You were my first nephew. I saw your precious head before your mother did! Ha!
I still can't believe this. I am so very proud of you. Thank you DeWayne for loving our country enough to give your life fighting in this war. My heart will ALWAYS hurt for you. You were just beginning to really enjoy your life. This is so sad. I'm glad that you are with Mama and Daddy and all of our loved ones that went ahead of you.
For one brief moment I truly thought I saw you leaping off the plane. This hurts so much. I prayed so much for you and DeShaun. Believing God's protective hedge was surrounding you. I don't understand. I'll turn this over to the Lord and go to grief counseling. I am very angry. Take care my precious nephew. Job well done, good and faithful servant.
Loving you always...Auntie Linda
December 12, 2007
Dear DeWayne:

Wow! I'm so proud of you. I remember when my first "auntie" assignment was to babysit you and your little brother and sister. I hope I was a good example to you in life. Thank you, DeWayne for protecting the United States. "No Weapon Formed Against Me Shall Prosper!." I'll miss asking you to draw something for one of my job projects. To hear you laugh as I explain that it's due in 24 hours, always made me laugh. However, you will always finish the project on time! Well, Wayne-O, that's just one story out of one-gazillion. Again, THANK YOU for your Brave Soul. I'll Keep the FAITH! Peace and Chicken Grease! :) (tears) Auntie Pam Ireland
December 11, 2007
I am so saddened to hear of the loss of Pvt. White. I am praying for the family and friends of this true American hero. I am personally indebted to Pvt. White and all of our heroic soldiers who are willing to serve our country so that my kids, wife, and I can have security in America. Thank You Pvt. White your sacrifice will never be forgotten. May you rest in peace young soldier. To the family of Pvt. White I offer my sincerest condolences and may God be with you during the years to come.
Kevin Hawn
Proud Uncle of Wayne M. Geiger
(KIA Iraq 10/18/07)
December 11, 2007
To my cousin i love you and i know you are at a better place then this now... i will always remember our childhood togther and family your cousin Lil Daniel....
December 11, 2007
My thoughts are with you and your family. You have defended the right of us all and for that we are truly indebted to you and your family.
December 10, 2007
My deepest sympathy goes out to your family in this difficult time. Take comfort in the good times that you shared. I feel your pain as mine does not go away either. Mother of 2LT Tracy Alger KIA 11/1/07. (Tracy also was from Ft Campbell, Ky.)
December 10, 2007
We care and share your sorrow and pride.
December 10, 2007
Father we entrust our brother Dewayne to your mercy. You loved him greatly in this life: now that he is freed from all its cares, give him happiness and peace forever. Welcome him now into paradise where there will be no more sorrow, no more weeping or pain, but only peace and joy with Jesus your Son, and the Holy Spirit forever and ever.
May God hold Dewayne in the palm of His hand. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My deepest sympathy.
December 10, 2007
There is nothing that I can say or do to take away the pain or bring you peace in your time of sorrow, but I will offer you and your family my heart felt condolences. I also offer you my prayers that in time the pain will easy and the memories of your HERO will carry you through each day and night. I want to thank your HERO, for his/her selfless act of becoming a member of the armed forces, his/her willingness to defend the United States of America, all that we hold sacred and for the sacrifice that will forever be etched in the memories of all those who knew him/her. Though tears can never bring him/her back, we hope that our tears express our gratitude for the sacrifice that he/she made and our sorrow at his/her passing. I believe for every fallen HERO there is a star shining brightly up above to remind us of the precious gift we were given.

Your mission on earth is complete and you are now a member of GOD’s Heavenly armed forces. Stand down brave warrior and take your rightful place in Heaven with all the HEROES who have passed before.

I made a special promise to LE RON A. WILSON, a dear family friend who joined the Army with three other friends, one of whom is my son (Le Ron was killed in action on 07/06/07 at the age of 18) on the day he was laid to rest as I touched his coffin, that I would never forget him nor would I forget those that gave their lives for our country before him, with him and after him and so when I came across, I thought what a great way to keep my promise to Le Ron, so I will continue to leave tributes in each guest book until the day there is no longer the need to leave these tributes to a FALLEN HERO.


I would also like to tell you about a website,
where some wonderful people will make wood portraits of your fallen Hero for free for the immediate family. I became aware of this site when I wanted to do something special for Le Ron’s mother.

Currently stationed in Germany
Althea Barrett (Queens, NY)
December 10, 2007
Dear Family, I wish to tell you I know your sorrow and pain. My son was KIA on May 19th 2007 in Baghdad. You are not alone, many good people are praying for your comfort and peace. I was told about your son's death by my son's buddy, SPC Robert Curry from 1-327th and he asked me to pray for you. Your sons' Army brothers and sisters feel the pain of Dewaynes' loss too. I pray you find comfort and peace.
God Bless
In memory of my son
PFC Alexander R. Varela
KIA 5/19/07 Baghdad
December 10, 2007
To the family, my thoughts and prayers go out to you all. I understand all too well what you are going through. My brother, LCPL Lamont Wilson was KIA 9/6/04. Take comfort in each other and know that you are not alone. I know that all this is very hard to fathom, but I will keep your family in my prayers. Take care and may God Bless you all.
Tameka, Corey, Jariya and Jazmyn Taylor
December 09, 2007
I can't even find the words...I lost my 19 year old son--5 Sept 2007, Balad, Iraq. I am absolutely devastated and I know that you are too...but find comfort in the fact that we will see our loved ones, our heroes again. Do I wish that I could trade places with my son? ABSOLUTELY not. He is in the arms of our Lord--"And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away" ~Rev 21:4
What a wonderful thought...
May God bless Pvt Dewayne L. White, God bless you and your family and God bless America!

Contact me if you want to talk.

PROUD Mother of
Specialist Dane R. Balcon
KIA, 5 September 2007
Balad, Iraq
December 09, 2007
My thughts and prayers are with you, the family and friends of Pvt Dewayne White, during this the most difficulty time of your life. Being a gold star mother myself, I know there are no words to offer at a time like this to ease your pain. Your son, brother and friend is truely an "American Hero" who will never be forgotten and will live in the hearts of Americans forever. May knowing that you all are in the thoughts, hearts and prayers of so many, bring you a little peace at this time. May God comfort you.
Barb Nurnberg (mother of Cpl Keith A Nurnberg DCO 2/69 AR 3rd Battalion, 3rd ID KIA 9/5/2007 in Baghdad)
December 09, 2007
Thank you and rest in peace.
December 08, 2007
As parents of a son deployed with the 101st in Iraq, we want to express our deepest sympathy to you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. Thank you, Pvt. White - RIP
December 08, 2007
To the Family and Friends of this Soldier:
I will stand in grief with this soldier's family to honor him. For every fallen HERO there is a bright star that shines in the evening sky to remind us of the cherished gift we were given – even if for too short a time.
My heart breaks again as I sign yet another guest book of another courageous young soldier who gave their life so selflessly. I wish I never found myself in a position to have to sign another guestbook for the rest of my life, but I promised Brent that neither he nor any like him would be forgotten and so I will continue until the day there is no longer the need.
We lost our son SFC Brent A. Adams on 12/1/05 and it seems like yesterday. I wish so badly there were things I could say to you right now to make the pain you are feeling go away, but I know first hand there simply are no words that will bring you the comfort and peace your heart aches for. Just know that you are not alone. My heart, thoughts, and prayers are with you all as you go through this tragedy moment by moment and as you mourn this loss.
We don't know each other, will probably never meet, but will forever be united in the loss of our Heroes. We have, unfortunately joined a group none of us wanted to join, an ever-growing group of families in this situation. May God grant you peace and strength to get through this and be able once again to smile at a memory rather than have only the tears that flow so easily now. To be so proud of your loved one and so saddened at the same time is a mix of emotions very difficult to deal with as our hearts both burst with pride and pain together.
I am sorry that I never knew your soldier personally. While they can never be replaced, neither will they ever be forgotten. You must trust that sometime, someday the loving memories you have will help to sustain you and help you go on. This courageous soldier will forever be your Angel watching over you all for the rest of your lives. It's what brings me some measure of peace and comfort and I hope it will you as well.
To his family and friends in pain, I offer this comfort: When you find yourself in that dark sorrowful place, think not only of how you will miss him, but instead recall the years, days, hours and minutes gifted to you by his presence. The one thing that cannot be taken from you is your wonderful memories that now will mean more than ever.
If you ever want to talk, I'm only an e:mail away and would love for you to tell me more about your Hero.
God Bless this soldier and family who gave all and God Bless for setting up this site where families can so quickly share their condolences and prayers with others like themselves.
Proud Parents of SFC Brent A. Adams, KIA, 12/1/05, Ramadi, Iraq
Pam and Bill Adams, Lancaster, PA
December 08, 2007
Our Prayers go out to the Family and freinds of Pvt Dewayne L White the Harris and Troutt familes of Spc Dustin J Harris of Patten Maine who we lost in Bayji Iraq 4-6-06 May you RIP Pvt. White say Hi to Dustin for me RIP Brave Soldier
December 08, 2007
To the family of Pvt. Dewayne L. White. I feel your pain and I am so sorry for the loss of your precious HERO. I know what you are going through, I lost my son SSG Courtney Hollinsworth on Sept. 9th/07. I will pray for GOD to give you strength during this most difficult time in your lives. Dewayne is truly a HERO he gave the most ultimate sacrafice. GOD BLESS HIM!
December 08, 2007
As the mother of a son who is deployed, I want to send my condolences. Please know that there are many, many people who grieve with you.
December 08, 2007
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
December 07, 2007
My prayers and thoughts are with you.
I know how you feel losing a "HERO",Becoming a "Gold Star" Mother myself on 25 March.. The sacrafice our sons and daughters are making on a daily basis should tell us all..These young HEROS knew full well what they were doing and did it proudly When you hug your loved ones tonight.... Remember... We also hugged ours and they were protecting you..We.. as Americans need to make the "Ultimate Sacrafice" by supporting all our military(HEROS)...the Proud Mom of SGT. Jason W. Swiger
5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne,Fort Bragg, N.C. KIA 3/25/007
Valorie (South Portland, ME)
December 07, 2007
I am writing to offer my deepest sympathies to you and your family over the loss of your HERO Pvt Dewayne L White. I lost my son in Iraq on May 6/2007, so I can well understand your pain of losing a loved one so dear.

I pray you will be guided by a higher power to give you peace, comfort and strength in this time.

Psalm 34:18
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit
GOD Bless you and your family. Your soldier was a true American Hero and we are all very proud of his service. He will not be forgotten!

(Proud mother of Sgt Joel W. Lewis, 5/20, 3-2 SBCT /Ft Lewis-KIA 5/ 6/07, Baqubah, Iraq)
December 07, 2007

December 07, 2007
December 07, 2007
The price Pvt. Dewayne L. White and his family have paid for this country and for freedom, Will Never Be Forgotten.
Please know how Deeply Sorry I am to learn of the loss of this Brave Young Soldier.

May Dewayne rest safely now, in the Loving Care of God and may the Peace of God be with the White family.
There will Never Be Enough Ways to Humbly Thank these Young Heroes for their Sacrifices, my brother among them. Killed in action in Vietnam in 1967.

"I consider that our present sufferings.
are not worth comparing with the glory
that shall be revealed in us."
~ Romans 8:18 ~

May you find Peace in knowing the love and memories you have, will remain in your heart forever and that this Country Will Not Forget Dewayne's Sacrifice.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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