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Lola Dell White, 80, Nickelsville, VA, went home to be with
the Lord on Friday, September 13, 2013, with her family and
friends by her side.
Lola Dell was born, December 16, 1932, to Arthur L. Meade
and Maude H. Meade. She was a member of Culbertson
Chapel United Methodist Church and attended and sang in
the Methodist Church Community Choir until her illness. She
had a beautiful tenor voice and loved to sing praises to God.
Lola Dell loved God, her family and friends with all her heart.
She was always giving and never asking for anything in
return. She was a blessing to our family and so many other
people and we thank God for sharing her life with us. Her
sweet smile will always be remembered.
In addition to her parents, Lola Dell was preceded in death by
her brother, Leland Meade.
Lola Dell is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 59
years, Charles Preston White, Jr.; loving daughter, Teresa
Wallen and husband Carl, a very special and caring son-in-
law, Gate City, VA; loving sons, Wade White and wife Angie,
Nickelsville, VA, Preston White, Nickelsville, VA, and Wendell
White and wife Amy, Gate City, VA; grandchildren, Nikki
Gardner, April Fields, Lee White, Drew Wallen, Chase White,
Baylee White, Tamara Sawyer, and Tristen Sawyer; great
grandchildren, Megan, Paige, Lexie, Emily, and Willow;
sister, Valace Dougherty, and twin sister, Iva Nell Ferguson
and husband John; several nieces and nephews; and many,
many special friends.
The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Dr.
Louthan, Dr. Springer, Kim Honaker, Dr. Homoky, and other
physicians, nurses, PCT and CNAs that went above and
beyond their call of duty to help comfort Mom and our family,
special caregivers, Wanda Salyer, Donna Kilgore, Lakie Hall,
and hospice nurse, Liza Mills; Becky Casey and Liz Hubbard
who were there for Mom and our family until the end. Not
wanting to leave anyone out, we wish to thank our church
families and many friends for their prayers, love and support
of Mom and our family. May God bless each of you and we
love you dearly.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. -7 p.m., Monday,
September 16, 2013, at the Gate City Funeral Home, and
other times at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law,
Teresa and Carl Wallen.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m., in the Gene
Falin Memorial Chapel with Rev. Joe Barber, Rev. Bob
Carbary and Rev. Scott Fields officiating. Music will be
provided by the Scott County Community Choir, and Randy
Kilgore and Nina Williams.
Graveside services will be conducted by Evangelist Garry
Hood, at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at the Holston
View Cemetery, Weber City, VA. Chester Dean, Gary Salyer,
Carl Gibson, Lee White, J. L. Dougherty, Darrell Dougherty,
Johnny Ferguson, Arthur Ferguson, Michael Ashworth, and
Mody Keith will serve as pallbearers. Jarvis Vicars and Barry
Compton will serve as honorary pallbearers. Family and
friends are asked to meet at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home to
go in procession to the graveside service.
An online guest registry is available for the White family at
Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of
Lola Dell White.