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Betty Ward White

Obituary Date: Monday, April 18, 2011
Betty Ward White, age 80, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011.

Mrs. White was born on March 7, 1931, in Banks County, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Silas and Grace Caudell Ward. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Michael Joe White. Mrs. White was formerly employed with Carwood Manufacturing and Grady Garment Company. She was a homemaker and was involved with the Head Start Program in Banks County. Mrs. White was a member of Damascus Baptist Church in Baldwin, Georgia.

Survivors include her loving husband of 62 years, Joe E. White, Baldwin, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Shannon White, Baldwin, GA; sisters, Lurlene Payne, Baldwin, GA and Ruby Meeler, Cornelia, GA; brother, Charles Ward, Mt. Airy, GA; and two grandchildren, Jessica White and Erica White.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia with David Terrell officiating. Burial will follow in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim House officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2565 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 114, Gainesville, Georgia 30501.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia. (706) 778-7123
Funeral Date
04/21/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home South Chapel