Finnie Edgar White, Jr. age 89, died August 8, 2011 at Granville Medical Center. A native of Lenoir County, son of the late Finnie Edgar White, Sr. and Lela Simmons White. A veteran of WWII serving in the US Army in Germany, France, and Japan. A graduate of NC State University and received his Masters from VPI in Blacksburg, VA while teaching as a professor there. A member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church serving as Sunday School superintendent/teacher, deacon, church clerk, and a retired farmer.
Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday August 10, 2011 at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Chapel by Dr. Lavelle Waters and Rev. Keith Williams. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife Ann Johnson White; brother, James Maurice White of Kinston and a number of nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by first his wife Viola Jones White; sister, Elizabeth White Rouse; and brother, Joel Braxton White.
Flowers are accepted and memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Family will receive friends from 9:30-11:00 AM at the funeral home and other times at the home of Matt and Mary Catherine Adcock, 4617 Culbreth Rd. Oxford.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan is assisting the White family. Online memorials at www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.