Mr. Richard M. White age 78 of Summerville, passed away on Saturday in a Rome hospital. A native of Floyd County, Georgia he was born to the late Hugh baxter and Mary Whomack White on March 23, 1930. Mr. White was a member of the Pennville Missionary Alliance Church, a Veteran of the U.S. Army Intelligence Service, serving in both Korea and Vietnam and after 22 years, retiring an EB after which he obtained an R.N. Degree; waorked at Chattooga Hospital and was form Charge Nurse at Oakview Nursing Home, and worked with Life Flight at Georgia Baptist Hospital.
Surviving are wife Rosemarie White; daughters and spouses, Nancy & Jimmy Gribble of Rome, GA, Cynthia & Eddie Wilson of Telgoa, Malinda & and Jay Tonge of Goldsboro, N.C., Laura and Kelvin Lovingood of Pennville, granchildren – Michelle Chamblee, First Lt. Michael Terrell, Daniel Terrell, step son Grant Montgomery and former wife Nancy White McDaniel.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 PM from the JD Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Carlos Martines officiating. Interment in the Pennville Missionary Alliance Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Eddie Wilson, Jimmy Gribble Jay Tonge, Kevin Lovingood, First Lt. Michael Terrell and Daniel Terrell. Honorary Pallbearer – Grant Montgomery. Visitation will be Sunday from 5 until 7 PM at the Funeral Home.