White, Jack Lawrence (Dalton)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Jack Lawrence White, 84, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center. 

He was born May 5, 1928, in Dalton, GA; and was preceded in death by his parents, Luke & Etta Mae Nix White; a daughter Christa White; brother, Bobby White; and brothers-in-law, Mike Sterlacci, David Coker and Vince Coker. 

Mr. White served in the U. S. Navy in World War II. 

He is survived by daughters, Tisha White, of Cohutta and Susan Hixenbaugh of Eton, GA; former wife, Marcelle Coker White, of Cohutta; a grandson, Jacob Hixenbaugh of Eton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl & Louise White, of Chatsworth, David & Earlene White of Cohutta & a sister Linda Sterlacci of Dalton; nieces, Jannette (Charles) Holcomb, and Denise (Barron) Reed of Chatsworth; nephew, Earl White. Jr. (Suzelle) White of Chattanooga; special family, Charles & Donna Coker of Gilbertsville, KY, Larry & Sue Coker, John & Loretta Coker, James B. & Cyndi Coker, Dennis & Connie Coker, of Cohutta, Nancy & Phillip Raikes, Brenda & Joel Sullivan, Darlene Higgins, of Ringgold, Kay Coker, of Rocky Face, Tammy Coker of Chatsworth and Elaine & Phil Cheatham of Smith's Station, AL; faithful friends, Felcia Hall, John & Karen Chaffin, Chuck Wilde, Jerry Thomas, Judy Connatser & Wanda Holcomb; and his beloved pets, Sparky & Lucky of the residence. 

Services to celebrate the life Mr. Jack Lawrence White will be held Tuesday, January 29, at 2 p.m. from Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Tim Lee officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Tuesday, January 29. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church, Dalton, or Antioch Baptist Church in Dalton, GA. 

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton.


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