Bernice Jones White

Waynesboro, GA – Bernice Jones White, 89, wife of the late Robert Simmons “Bob” White, Sr, entered into rest Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Brentwood Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 8, 2016, at 11:00 AM from First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro, 802 North Liberty Street, with Reverend H. Craig Hutto and Reverend Jimmy Cason officiating.

Interment will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.

Mrs. White, daughter of the late James A. and Louellen Harper Jones, was born in Kenansville, NC.  She was a bank teller with the Bank of Waynesboro, First Union National Bank, and Queensborough National Bank.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro, a former church treasurer, and a member of the Scrap Gresham Sunday School class and the Willing Workers Circle.  She was a charter member of the White Columns Womans Club and was a past member of the Burkeland Garden Club.

Her family would like to thank the staff of Brentwood Terrace for their loving and attentive care.

She is survived by her sons, Robert S. “Rob” White, Jr. and his wife, Lynn, of Waynesboro, and Reverend James Roy White and his wife, Kim, of Columbus, GA; her granddaughters, Hadley White Coble and her husband, Joel, of Waynesboro, and Ansleigh White, of Columbus, GA; her brothers, Larry Jones, of Albertson, NC, Luther “Buddy” Jones, of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Lynn Jones, of Kinston, NC; and her sisters, Bertha Lee, of Kinston, NC, Beatrice Field, of Wilmington, NC, Brenda Mercer, of Kinston, NC, and Barbara Arnette, of Kinston, NC.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Scrap Gresham Sunday School Class.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro, 802 N. Liberty St, Waynesboro, GA 30830, or to Georgia Eye Bank, Inc, 5605 Glenridge Dr, NE, Suite 250, Atlanta, GA 30342.

The family will receive friends Thursday, January 7, 2016, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at DeLoach McKerley Prescott Funeral Home, 220 East 6th St, Waynesboro, GA.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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