AQUILLA -- Shannon White, 86, died Aug. 23, 2008, at his home.
Born Nov. 2, 1921, at Aquilla, to the late William and Julia Pierce White, he was a lifelong resident of Aquilla. He ran a TV repair shop for many years and was a longtime deacon and active member of Mt. Pisgah General Baptist Church.
On Aug. 6, 1949, he married Dorothy Layton who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Gary White and Mike White of Grygla, Minn., Larry White of Bloomfield and Bill White of Dexter; two daughters, Sharon Pullum of Columbia, Tenn., and Debbie Christian of Bloomfield; and 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were four brothers, Lauvie White, Dossie White, Melvin White and Truman White; one sister, Blanche Marie White; and two grandchildren, Jeffery White and Cecily White.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Raymond Hannah will officiate.
Burial will follow in the North Antioch Cemetery near Bloomfield.