James O. White, 87, of Union Grove, passed away, Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Gordon Hospice House.
Mr. White was born August 18, 1932 in Iredell County and was the son of the late Thomas Gaston White and Phebe Blankenship White. He was a graduate of Union Grove High School and Kings Business College. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and on March 26, 1961, he married Ann Williams White, who survives. He was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church and was retired from Rea Construction Company.
In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by two daughters, Jami W. Mahler (Donnie) of Union Grove, Jill W. Sturtevant (Eric) of Union Grove; four grandchildren, Trey and Trevor Mahler, Morgan and Breanna Sturtevant all of Union Grove and one sister, Lillian White Redmond. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Travis Mahler, three brothers, Carmie, Tom and Ray White and one sister, Pauline White.
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Sweet Home Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Settle officiating. Burial will follow in the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will visit with friends before the service from 1:00-2:00pm in the Church Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sweet Home Baptist Church, New Prospect Cemetery Fund or Hospice of Iredell County. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com
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Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625
Sweet Home Baptist
7173 Somers Rd, Union Grove NC 28689
New Prospect Baptist Church
509 Prospect Rd, Statesville NE 28625