Dolores Kaye “Dee” White

Published 4:44 pm Thursday, January 10, 2019

Dolores Kaye “Dee” White, 73, of Johnson City, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Mitchell Owen and Rosa Mae Higgins Sams.
Dee was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and a retired employee of J.C. Penney. She was a member of Brick Christian Church and the Carter County Car Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Junior D. White, February 28, 2018.
Survivors include her children, William “Bill” White and wife Brenda and Regina Stewart and husband San; her grandsons, Codi Stewart, Wesley Stewart, Avery White, Aiden White, Mitchell Bowers and Michael Rader; her granddaughters, Amber White and Addison White; her great-grandsons, Silas Stewart, Carson Ward Stewart, Ethan Vess, Austin Milhorn, Aiken Milhorn and David Scalf; her great-granddaughters, Abigail Milhorn, Megan Vess, Audrie Vess and Emma and Lyla Irene Stewart; her siblings, Roscoe “Bud” Sams and wife Rebecca, Lois Bouton, Nancy Whirledge and husband Al, Charlotte Morris, Pat Jarrett and husband Tommy and Sherry Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Dolores Kaye “Dee” White will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, and Rev. Justin Deaton officiating. Music will be provided by Lois Bouton. The graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, will be Amber White, Wesley Stewart, Codi Stewart, Avery White, Aiden White, Mitchell Bowers, Larry Miller, Tony Vanover, Randy Hyatt, Mitchell Bouton, Darrell Bouton and Brad Headrick. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Buchanan, Tony Eller, Rick Osborne, Billie Joe Buck, Tony Mottern, Lynn Montgomery, Harold Hatley, Butch Jones, John Scott and members of the Carter County Car Club. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Marion Mottern and the nurses and staff of the 2400 and 2200 Wings of Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the White family.

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