Carlton George White, age 80, of Epworth, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 in the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN.Mr. White was born in Fannin County, GA on December 28, 1932 to the late George Washington White and Pearly Lewis White. He worked as a millright for Great Lake Steel in Ecourse, MI. Mr. White enjoyed hunting and bowling, having bowled in leagues borh in Michigan and locally, and was of the Baptist faith. He was and United States Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Shirley Weaver White of Epworth; sons, Mark White and Timothy White; daughter, Cathy Meyers; stepchildren, Polly Long, Trisha Thomas, Donna Roberts, Marsha Deal, Stacie Cochran, Michael Chastain and Shannon Owensby; brother, Ernest White; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins of Blue Ridge Chapel with Rev. Justin Deal and Rev. Faron Turner officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of arrangements.