The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


April 2, 2013

Bobby Wayne White

— The funeral for Bobby Wayne White, 74, of Minor Hill, Tenn., will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Spry Funeral Home with Doug Colwell officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Born July 26, 1938, in Limestone County, Mr. White died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at NHC Healthcare in Pulaski, Tenn. He was a member of the Church of Christ, a retired carpenter, a retired employee of the city of Minor Hill, and a retired Minor Hill volunteer firefighter.

He is survived by two sisters, Connie Cantley and Linda Shannon and husband Tommy, all of Athens; his special caregiver, Brenda White of Minor Hill; two nephews; one niece; and several cousins.

Pallbearers will be Bobby White, Caleb White, Dewayne White, Anthony Rich, Lyle Cantley, Corbin King and Barry Miller.

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