SILER CITY - Geraldine Scott White, 80, of Burlington, formerly of Siler City, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at her residence.
Mrs. White was born in Chatham County on May 6, 1933, the daughter of Rufus and Clara (McLaughlin) Scott. Jerri was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Siler City. She was an avid golfer, a member of a bowling team and the local bridge club. Jerri was a staunch UNC Tarheels fan but her priorities were her love of God, her husband and family. The family would like to extend their thanks to Hospice of Alamance- Caswell County, especially Marie Minnis. They also express appreciation to "Always Best Care" of Burlington for their help, especially Dede Bowen for support, love and care. Jerri was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Franklin D. White.
She is survived by two daughters: Shawn White Sharpe and husband, Jeffrey of Alamance, NC, and Melissa White Davis and husband, Dr. James Davis; and one son, James Gregory White and wife, Michelle of Roxboro, NC; sisters, Evelyn Robinson of Siler City, NC, Merrill Jordan of Southern Pines, NC, Dottie Griffin and husband, Sammie of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Tyler Atkinson and wife, Rachel Ann, Katie Reavis and husband, Christopher, Sawyer White, Franklin Davis, Jaxon and Grayson White.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home. The funeral will be Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City with the Rev. Brian Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Chatham Memorial Park, Siler City.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Alamance- Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com