Granted a peaceful and natural rest, Jerry Earl White, 52, went home to be with the Lord on November 29, 2007, at UTMB in Galveston.
Jerry was born in Galveston on February 1, 1955, to the union of Henry White and Ruth Grice White. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.
After attending school in GISD, Jerry served in the United States Marine Corps. While enlisted in the Marine Corps, he received several medals prior to his honorable discharge. After serving his country, Jerry became a skilled pipe fitter/welder working various jobs in the Galveston area.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving family, wife, Carolyn "Jo" White; four children, Jamie Lacy (Charles); Aneshia Tomlinson (Stokely); Kerrick White and Kennetha Bennett. Jerry had seven grandchildren, Demetrias and Demetric Santana; Dorian Lacy; Jamiya Lacy; Briana Tomlinson; Jaylin Tomlinson and Chester Bennett. Also, left to mourn his death are his beloved ninety-nine year old grandmother, Jean Grice; aunts,Theresa Hunter and Eartha Lee Richards. His nine siblings, Henry White Jr; Lydia Hamilton (Randy); Pinky Rowe (Dotry); Richard White; Angela Hollins (Robert); Anthony White; Oscar White; Elliot White (Yolanda) ; Olivia Lemmons and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and one most faithful cousin, Ms. Shirley Grice-Anthony (Louis); a godchild; Nakesha Ward and special friends, Pat and Carolyn Williams, will always hold a special place in their hearts for him by remembering the wonderful times they spent together.
Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2007, at Wynn Funeral Home followed by a wake, also at the funeral home, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Homegoing Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2007, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father Paul Banet, S.S.J., celebrant. Burial will follow on Monday, December 10, 2007, at Houston National Veterans Cemetery.
Flowers, memorials and any other expressions of sympathy may be sent to Wynn Funeral Home, 602-32nd Street, Galveston, Texas; 409/621-1677.