Mildred Ann White was born in Hardin County on Jan. 17, 1945, the daughter of the late Samuel Stephens and Mary Jane Sinclair Tall.
On Dec. 12, 1961, she was united in marriage to Leroy White Jr., who preceded his wife in death on July 2, 1983.
Mrs. White was a case manager for the State of Tennessee Department of Human Services for 30 years. She was a member of Graham Chapel CME Church in Savannah and was former President of the Missionary Society. Mrs. White was a friend to everyone, loved her church and was the best cook in Savannah. She was a very neat lady enjoyed being fashionable and was the best mother in the world.
Mrs. White departed this life on Wednesday, May 19, at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 2 days.
Mrs. White is survived by one daughter, Melody Denise White of Savannah and three sons, Leroy White III and his wife Virginia of Savannah, David O’Neal White and his wife Sheila of Memphis, and Jeffrey L. White and his wife Maria of Savannah; six grandchildren, Marcus Devin White, Kristen Leigh Ann White, Sheldon Sinclair White, Paul Richard White, Matthew Hunter White, Diontae’ Thompson.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one son, Paul B. White and one brother, David Milton Sinclair.
Services were held on Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Gallian Fulton, Willie Adams officiating. Burial was in the Shiloh National Park Cemetery at Shiloh.