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Vernon White, JOHNSON CITY

Published August 3rd, 2013 9:14 pm

Mr. Vernon White, 85, 2530 Watauga Road, Johnson City, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and was a son of the late Mack and Birdie Swanner White. Vernon was also known to his friends as Oz, Critter and Sears.
Mr. White was an auto mechanic and had worked for Sears for over 30 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lennes Pilkington White, in 1990; also several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Foss, of Johnson City; two sons, Johnny and Russell White; seven grandchildren, Craig Foss, Angel Maupin, Amanda Huffman, Heather White, Audra McKee, Brian and Amber White; thirteen great-grandchildren; a dear companion and friend, Iva Stout; also several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Mr. White will be conducted at 2:30 PM Monday, August 5, 2013, in the Monte Vista Memorial Park with the Rev. Jim Chatman officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM then go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
Condolences may be made online at
Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the White family. 423-928-2245