Mrs. Rosemarie Montgomery White, age 77 of Summerville, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. White was born in Reiskirchun, Germany on November 21, 1939, daughter of the late Philipp Schild and Elise Wagester Schild. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Summerville, the McDonald’s Coffee Club, and prior to retirement, was employed as a respiratory therapist at the Chattooga County Hospital and was also a home health caregiver. Mrs. White loved to Garden, enjoyed all types of Artwork, loved music, especially Elvis, liked played to accordion, enjoyed collecting trinkets and loved to bake different items and share them with family and friends. In addition to her parents, Mrs. White was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Marion White and her former husband and father of her son, Eugene Montgomery, and a step-son-in-law, Jimmy Gribble.
Mrs. White is survived by her son, Grant Montgomery of Trion; sister, Elfriede Gruner of Germany; stepdaughters and their spouses, Nancy Ann Gribble, Cynthia and Eddie Wilson, Melinda and Jay Tonge and Laura and Kelvin Lovingood; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. White will be held Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Pastor Greg King officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Kelvin Lovingood, Larry Norton, Jay Tonge, Eddie Wilson, Darrell Parker, David Lloyd and Michael Terrell. Honorary Pallbearers will be the McDonald’s Coffee Club and the Ladies Circle of the First Presbyterian Church, and Dan Floyd.
Mrs. White will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Rosemarie Montgomery White.