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Brenda Gail Watts White

Memorial services for Brenda Gail Watts White, of Brookhaven, are Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Centerpoint Church in Brookhaven. Riverwood Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. White, 56, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. She was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico  May 7, 1960, to Raymond and Faye Watts. She grew up in Brookhaven and graduated from Brookhaven High School. After school, she met and married her husband, Kenny White. She worked in the Brookhaven Public School System for 10 plus years. She loved to paint. She was very talented with painting pictures or a whole house. She also loved to cook. She enjoyed for many years, going on fishing trips. She was passionate with plants and her peacock collection. Her work, family and friends were intertwined throughout her life. Her love for her grandchildren was a special part of her life. She was “Bama” to them and the love showed through their life. She was immensely proud of Jonathan. She would smile while telling about Jonathan from killing a deer or playing sports. She was always eager to speak of Jonathan and JoAnna.

Preceding her in death was her husband Kenny White.

Survivors are her daughter, Alisha White Douglas and husband Jimmy; her two grandchildren; Jonathan Douglas and JoAnna Douglas, her parents; brothers, Randy Watts of Brookhaven and Ric Watts of New York; sister, Lisa Pruden of Brookhaven, and numerous cousins and friends.

A special thank you to Hospice Ministry, Lawrence County Nursing Center, Sherry Britt, Virginia Collins, Joyce Rice and special cousin Gail Norton Blackwell.

Donations can be made in memory of Mrs. White to Hospice Ministries/Brookhaven.

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