Juanita Mitchell White

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Juanita Mitchell White - HARDEEVILLE, SC - Juanita Mitchell White, 81, entered into eternal life on Friday, May 6, 2011 at her residence with her family at her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Prince White. Surviving family members include daughters:Lorraine White (Clifford) Bond, Aisha Yvonne (Theodore) Caul, and Marcella (Frank) Woode. 8 grand children, 10 great grand children, 2 God children, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a large extended family. She was a member of St. Stephen AME Church in Hardeeville, SC. Juanita Mitchell White was elected and served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1980-1995. She was the first African American to chair a major committee in South Carolina. Representative White also served on the Ways and Means Committee and was very active with the Legislative Black Caucus. Mrs. White assisted with the development of the Levy-Limehouse-Bellinger Hill Water Company. She also worked with Beaufort-Jasper Comprehensive Health Services as assistant to the Director of Special Projects, she was skilled in identifying grants and services for the growing Beaufort and Jasper communities. A celebration of Life for Juanita Mitchell White will be at the Agape Family Life Center, 5855 South Okatie Highway (Hwy 315) Hardeeville, SC (Levy). Viewing at 4 pm and service at 5 pm immediately following. There will also be viewing at Bostick Funeral Home in Ridgeland, SC 11am-2pm on Thursday, May 12, 2011. Burial will be on Friday, May 13, 2011 at 10 am at Beaufort National Cemetery. Donations maybe made to The Myositis Association, 1737 King Street, Suite 600, Alexandria, VA 22314. Bostick Funeral Home, Ridgeland, SC 843-726-4626 Savannah Morning News May 12, 2011 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannnahnow.com/obituaries .

Published in Savannah Morning News from May 7 to May 12, 2011