Edith White

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Edith J. White
WAVERLY—Edith James White, 83, widow of J. Franklin White died Feb. 28, 2009, in Waverly.
Born in Surry County on Oct. 23, 1925, she was the daughter of the late J. Hayden and Grace Lane James.
She was a member of Waverly Congregational Christian Church and had served as the Historian of the church until three years ago.
She was a member of the General William Mahone Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Red Hat Social Society.
Survivors include a sister, Thelma J Edwards, of Hopewell; a brother Joseph H. James, Jr., and his wife Laura of Raleigh N.C.; several nieces and nephews; and her devoted caregivers.
She was predeceased by a brother H. Lane James of Dendron.
A funeral service was held Tuesday in Purviance Chapel, J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home, Wakefield. Burial followed in Waverly Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Waverly Congregational Christian Church, 34299 Walnut Hill Rd., Waverly VA 23890 or the Waverly Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 583, Waverly VA 23890.
The Purviance Chapel, J. T. Morriss & Son, Wakefield handled arrangements.
Condolences may be posted on our web site at www.jtmorriss.com.