BLACKSBURG -- Janice White, 57, of 199 Westmoreland Road, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2008, at Upstate Carolina Medical Center.
Born in York, Mrs. White was the wife of William White of the home and the daughter of the late William Russell and Martha Ellen Boheler Dover. Mrs. White worked in the sewing room in textiles and was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. White is survived by a daughter, Sherri Reneé Deitz and husband, Michael, of Hickory Grove; a brother, Bill Dover of Blacksburg; three sisters, Dorothy Wells of Blacksburg, Shirley White of Gaffney, and Sue Walker of Blacksburg; and two grandchildren, Taylor Reneé Deitz and Travis Michael Deitz.
Mrs. White was preceded in death by a brother, John Robert Boheler, in addition to her parents.
The family will host a receiving of friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Wednesday at Smyrna Baptist Church, with the Revs. Bennie Davis, Danny Marshburn, and Lester Haney officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Adam Bailey, Johnny White, Barry Sutton, Buck White, Roy Lipsey, Johnny Wyatt, and Steve Wells will serve as pallbearers. Daniel Walker Jr. will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Mrs. White will lie in state for 30 minutes prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Smyrna Baptist Church, 1613 McGill Highway, Smyrna, SC 29743.
The family will be at the residence.
An online guestbook is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.