Mr. Johnny E. White, 65, of the Blue Ridge Community, died April 22 at Memorial Health University Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.
He was a native of Jeff Davis County and was a 1973 graduate of Jeff Davis High School. He lived in Jeff Davis County until moving to Toombs County in 1987. He was a welder and member of Boilermakers Local #26 in Savannah. He attended East Gordon Street Baptist Church in Lyons and enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. He is preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Bernadine Jarriel “Bernie” White; mother and stepfather, Lois Youmans Crumpton and Arris Crumpton; father and stepmother, Lowell White and Lillian White; and stepbrother, Richard Crumpton.
Survivors include his daughter, Jeanna White of Savannah; siblings Phyllis Hall, of Baxley, Sabra Roberts of Willacoochee, Edward White, Bobbie White and Drew Herrington, all of Baxley, Carolyn Lance and Keith Crumpton, both of Hazlehurst, and Cynthia Hardee of Lumber City; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held April 25 at Old Reedy Cemetery in Blue Ridge with the Rev. Bruce Conner and Bishop Gilbert Wommack officiating.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Sons of Smoke for the Silas Edenfield Ride, 1461 Sam Beasley Road, Lyons, GA 30436.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge.