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In Remembrance
Oscar Lavon White
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Oscar Lavon WhiteOscar Lavon White, 44, of Texas City passed away at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston on Saturday, February 9, 2008.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, February 23, 2008 at West Point Baptist Church with Reverend Kerry Tillman officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston, Texas. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm with a wake to be held at 7:00 pm.

Oscar was born April 3, 1963 in Galveston, Texas to Lavon Johnson and Ruth Grice White. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and was employed as a machinist mate in the ship building industry. He attended the Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Alvin at the time of his passing. Oscar was a 1982 graduate and member of the 1982 Ball High School Basket Ball team that he helped lead to the state basketball championship. He was a very athletic person and an avid sports fan that enjoyed working out, watching and participating in sports.

Preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerry White; survivors include his soul mate, Cheryl Ann; daughters, Vera “Little One” and Sheree “Good Wife” all of Texas City; sisters, Lydia Hamilton and husband Randy of Bacliff, Pinkey Rowe and husband Dotry of League City, and Angela Hollins and husband Robert of Galveston; brothers, Henry “Buck” White, Richard White, both of Galveston, Anthony White of Dickinson, and Elliot White and wife Yolanda of Portsmouth, Virginia; sisters-in-law Lonnie Marie Archie of Alvin, Erma McGee of Texas City, and Clemmie White of Galveston; brother-in-law, Robert Mullen and wife, Brenda of Alvin; special cousin, Shirley Grice Anthony and husband, Louis of Galveston; special friends, Stacy Collins and Brenda Guy of La Marque; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Pallbearers are John Chaney, Rudy L. Morris, Sean Parish, Cory Hardy, James Petteway and Barry Knight. Honorary pallbearers are the 1982 Ball High Basketball Team.

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