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Milton White

December 25, 1930 ~ July 30, 2020 (age 89)

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It is with deepest sympathy that Wheeler's Funeral Home announces the transitioning from labor to reward of Mr. Milton White, 89, of Sandersville. 

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, August 4,2020 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church , Warthen , GA.Rev. Tracy Wheeler, Sr. officiated.

Mr. White passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation Center. 

He was preceded in death by his father Canary White, Sr., mother Mamie McTear White, wife Georgia Bell Flournoy-White, sister Evelyn White Lane, sister Thena White, brother Canary (C.W.) White, Jr. and brother Marion White. 

For 59 years he was married to the former Georgia Bell Flournoy. Milton attended the public schools of Washington County.  He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Warthen, Georgia.  

He was also a member of the Law Enforcement Retiree Association and ERA .Sgt. White was the first Black Police Officer of Sandersville, GA. He was employed with Kaolin Clays, Howard Sheppard, C.T.  Harris Trucking Company, Entrepreneur, Owner and Operator of White’s Law Services and Carpentry and the P&W Lounge. 

Milton leaves to cherish his memories his loving and devoted children; daughters: Julia White Crocker (Atlanta, GA), Crystal (Chris) White (Macon, GA), Anna Wilcher (Sandersville, GA), and son, Teryl White (Macon, GA); loving sisters: Doris White (Sandersville, GA), Christine White Blackwell (Atlanta, GA), Eunice White (Lithonia, GA), and Yvonne White (Trevor) Plummer (Decatur, GA); aunt: Geneva Cummings (Macon, GA); grandchildren: Michael Crocker (Atlanta, GA), Gregory Crocker, Jr. (Atlanta, GA), Phil Clark, Jr. (Macon, GA), Ardante White (Macon, GA), Dontarius White (Macon, GA), Teryl White, Jr. (Maryland), Jonathan White (Macon, GA), Skylar White (Macon, GA), and Emerald Grace White (Macon, GA); great-grandchildren: Keyara Crocker (Atlanta, GA), Juliaya Crocker (Atlanta, GA), Karma Crocker (Atlanta, GA), Malachi White (Maryland); sister-in-laws: Jessie White (Decatur, GA), Rosa M. White (Sandersville, GA); brother-in-laws: Lester Flournoy, Sr. (Sandersville, GA), Trevor Plummer (Decatur, GA) nieces: Tiffany White Epps (Atlanta, GA), Sharon White (College Park, GA), Rashida White (Brooklyn, NY), Monica Roberts (Lithonia, GA), Masha White (Sandersville, GA), Sandra Butts (Sandersville, GA), Sharon Butts (Waynesboro, GA), Sherry Dawn McFabben (SC), Stephanie Pullian (Newark, NJ), Jacquline Peace (Newark, NJ), Easter (Charles) Lynch , (Sandersville,GA) nephews: Gregory (Anita) Flournoy (Milledgeville, GA), Jabari Stukes (Lithonia, GA), Daryl White (McDonough, GA), and Bruce Flournoy (Newark, NJ); cousin: Lillie Pearl Little (Sandersville, GA) and many other cousins, great-nieces, nephews, relatives and life-long friends. 

Wheeler's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

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Services

Graveside Service
Tuesday
August 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
9123 GA-Hwy 15
Warthen, GA 31094

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