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Nannie Ellar (Sparks) White

July 8, 1917 ~ July 6, 2021 (age 103)

Obituary

Nannie Ellar White, age 103, passed away on July 6, 2021, at LaFollette Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. She was a resident of Cumberland Village for many years.

Nannie is preceded in death by her husband, Dewey White; parents Joe and Mary Ann Rutherford Sparks; siblings, Marie White, Pearly Hensley, Edith Slover, Edna Tapp, Charlie Sparks, and Josie Davis; sons, Clifford “Buddy” White, and Leon White, grandchildren, Steve White, Tammy Underwood, and Diane White Jones; great grandchild, Courtney Underwood.

Nannie is survived by son, Joe White; daughters-in-law, Betty White and Grace White; special nephew, Marvin Tapp; and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be 6:00 PM -8:00 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2021, in chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home. Funeral Service to follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Larry Russell officiating. The family will meet at the funeral home on Friday July 9, 2021, at 9:15 AM to go in funeral procession to Sun Rise Cemetery for a 10 AM interment.

The family has entrusted the care of Nannie Ellar White to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Nannie’s guest book may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 8, 2021

8:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

Interment
Friday
July 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Sun Rise Cemetery

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