Funeral services for Donald White, 49, of Lufkin, will be held Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. in the First Assembly of God Church in Lufkin with Pastor Andy Salagaj, Pastor Michael Dant, and Pastor Bob Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the Largent Cemetery. Mr. White was born October 11, 1960, in Kountze, to the late Margaret (Y'Barbo) and Albert E. White. He went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 29, 2010 in a Houston hospice facility. Mr. White worked as a papermaker at Abitibi for 13 years, and has lived in Lufkin most of his life. He was a member of Lufkin's First Assembly of God Church, where he served in areas such as a deacon, a lay youth director for many years, an usher, a Sunday School teacher, and a choir member. He was always an encourager and a mentor to other young men of the church. Survivors include his wife, Melba White of Lufkin; daughter, Meridith White of Lufkin; son, Brandon White of Lufkin; sister and brother-in-law, Lana and Fred Skinner of Baytown; mother-in-law, Mary Willmon of Lufkin; brother-in-law and wife, David and Melinda Willmon of Lufkin; sister-in-law and husband, Annette and Gene Lee of Lufkin; nieces and nephews, Caleb and Sally Skinner of Baytown, Tyler and Riki-Lynne Willmon of Nashville, Scott and Lisa Willmon of Lufkin, Michelle and Jimmy Mettlen of Lufkin, Melissa and David Radke of Lufkin; as well as numerous great nieces and great nephews, whom Donald loved dearly. Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother, David White; father-in-law, Leroy Willmon; nephew, Christopher Lee; and great nephew, Elisha Radke. Pallbearers will be Cliff Turgeau, Lawrence Purke, Jason Dickerson, Larry Lasiter, Brady Simmons and Chris Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Todd Hudnall, Mike Kartye, Brent Stone, Jason Currie, Royce Willmon, Mark Lewis, James Polk, Duane Freeman, Jim Ewings and Donny Johnson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Lufkin First Assembly, P.O. Box 151038, Lufkin, Texas 75915, designated for either Pleasant Hills Children's Home or missionaries, Michael and Jen Dant. Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2010