Mr. Johnny E. White, age 65, of the Blue Ridge Community, died Thursday, April 22, 2021, 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 he enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. He is preceded in death by his wife of thirty-four years, Bernadine Jarriel “Bernie” White; mother and stepfather, Lois Youmans Crumpton and Arris Crumpton; father and stepmother, Lowell White and Lillian White; and one stepbrother, Richard Crumpton.
Survivors include his daughter, Jeanna White of Savannah; eight 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 funeral service will be held Sunday, April 25th, at 2:00 p.m. at Old Reedy Cemetery in Blue Ridge with Reverend Bruce Conner and Bishop Gilbert Wommack officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.
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.
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