G.C. White(1925 - 2014)

CALEDONIA – G.C. White, 84, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tenn. Born on Aug. 25, 1925, in Monroe County, he was a son of the late Will and Etta Nolan White. He attended Bartahatchie School. Working as a farmer, he moved to Kenosha, Wis., to work for American Motor Company. When he returned to the area, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Arundel, Atkinson and Ball Construction Company, working on the Smithville Lock and Dam. He was a member of the Church of God. Having the ability to make people laugh, he enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, doing mechanic work and listening to country music.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joyce W. White of Caledonia; daughter, Christy Miller of Caledonia; granddaughter, Lauren Miller of Caledonia; sisters, Dixie J. Nichols and Bonnie Jourdon of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Jewel, Margie Holloman and Lucille Honeycutt; twin brother, A. V. White; brother, James White; and a brother-in-law, James Jourdon.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today, March 7, in Egger Cemetery with the Rev. James Perkins officiating. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Dale and Sammy Honeycutt; and Randall White. Honorary pallbearer will be Charles White.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 7, 2014