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Paul White, Sr.

July 3, 1935 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 85)


Paul White, Sr. age 85, the husband of the late Emma Jean McFadden White departed this life on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Sumter, SC.

He was born July 03, 1935 in Sumter to the late John and Berthenia James White and was raised by his grandmother, Lulina James.

Paul received his education from Eastern High public school and later on as years past begin his Christian Journey at the Church of Christ in 1981 where he heard the word of God and was baptized for the Remission of his sins. Later he was a faithful Elder indeed of the Church of Christ, until later in 2017 of November his health started failing him, but his Heart and Mind determination was to fulfill the works of the lord.

Paul was employed at Fort Roofing Sheet Metal Works for many years, he later was employed at Porter's Inc until he retired.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Paul was preceded in death by five sisters, Margaret McCoy, Dorothy Johnson, Ethelene Johnson, Maebelle White and Mary Ida King; two brothers, Elpea White and John Herny White, his grandmother, Lulina James, a granddaughter, Merissa White and a host of aunts and uncles

Elder Paul White leaves to cherish his precious memories; six children, Paul (Sarah) White Jr of Sumter, SC; Tony White, Valarie White and Evelyn White of the home, Geanie (Darrly) Schumann of Sumter, SC and Berthenia (Elijah) Lewis; three brothers-in-law, Johnny (Mary Lou) McFadden of Kingstree, SC, Isaac Billie of Sumter, SC and Monroe King of Columbia, SC; six grandchildren, Morgan T. White, Kenneth Lewis, Lakeisha White, Brandon Lewis, Joshua White, Marcus Lewis and Heather Lewis, a special daughter, Tamala Shannon, a host of other family and friends.

The family is receiving friends at 3885 Keegan Lane Sumter, SC. Please use Covid -19 protocol when visiting the home.

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March 12, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
March 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Church of Christ
490 South Pike East
Sumter, SC 29150

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