Gertrude White

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 9, 2010

HERMANVILLE — Gertrude White died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at her home in Hermanville. She was 92.

Mrs. White was a member and mother at King David Christian Church in Hermanville. She was a member of the Christian Aid, Baptist Aid and Benevolent Group. She was a member and past matron and district matron of the Elected Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Port Heron Chapter No. 166-A Order of Eastern Star and the Heroines of Jericho.

She was preceded in death by her husband, T.J. White; a son, Roosevelt White; her parents, Andrew and Betty Johnson; three brothers, Eddie L. Johnson, J.C. Johnson and Levi Johnson; and two sisters, Bertha Johnson and Earlene Walker.

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Survivors include a sister, Katsy Carter of Hermanville; a brother, Henry Johnson of Atlanta; one daughter, Dorothy Holmes of New London, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives, including Carolyn Mays of Port Gibson, Andrew Johnson of Pattison and Carolyn Reed-Butler of Vicksburg.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Welcome Baptist Church in Hermanville with the Rev. Percy Terrell officiating. Burial will follow at Jennings Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 today at Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m. at the church. Visitation will continue Saturday at the church from noon until the service.