James Edward (Jim) White, 65, of Cohutta, GA, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Knox & Ruby White of Apison; and sister Delores Hullander also of Apison.
Jim was a loving husband, father & grandfather who was dedicated to his family and showed his love for them in actions and words daily. He was an active member and bass guitarist at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Cohutta.
Jim is survived by his wife, Gayla Coe White; one son, Christopher Brown and his wife Caysee Brown; two granddaughters, Mary Opal Brown & Krisa Haley Brown, all of Cohutta; one brother, Robert White and his wife Wendy White of Apison; one brother-in-law, Rev. Gladden Coe & wife Joy Coe; mother-in-law, Opal Coe all of Cohutta; the mother of his grandchildren, Mary Powell; and nieces & nephews.
The funeral service to celebrate the life of Mr. White will be held Monday, January 7, at 3 p.m. at the South Cohutta Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremy Fincher, Rev. Ed Killian and Rev. Larry Morgan officiating. The body will lie in state 1 hour before the funeral service. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Dollar, Terry Defore, Rev. Adam Warren, Coy Bates, Brent Rigsby and Samuel White. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Dotson, Elb Clayton and Bobby Cronon.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton is in charge of funeral arrangements.