Jimmy L. WhiteMay 22, 1933 - April 25, 2011
Bassett – Jimmy L. White 77 died Monday April 25, 2011 at his home. Born in McDowell West Virginia on May 22, 1933 the son of the late Clayton Everette White and the late Lois Sue Nunn. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Sammy White.
He was a member of Community Baptist Church and founder and former owner of White’s Metal Works. Surviving is his wife Barbara L. White of the home, five sons Jimmy Lee “Jay” White II of Greenville, N.C, Larry White of Wilmington, N.C., Jeff White of Bassett, Kevin White of Bolivia, Scott White of Bassett, two daughters Susan Combee of Richmond and Melanie Rippey of New London, N.C... In addition there are two step sons Eric B. Craig of S.C. and Bryan R. Craig of VA, 19 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother Billy White of Talcott, West Virginia and three sisters Joyce Davidson of Princeton, West Virginia Nancy Gregory of Collinsville and Dianna Nunn of Collinsville. Visitation will be Thursday April 28 from 7-9 p.m. at Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday April 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Community Baptist Church with Pastor Carson Williams officiating with burial to follow in Blackberry Baptist Church Cemetery. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 3907, Martinsville, Va. 24112. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is in charge of the arrangements.