Luther F. White
with Columbus Summey
Luther White, son of Fannie Ellen Atkinson and Willie
Luther built a shelter over his mother's grave, then
dug his own grave beside hers. At the time, commented one person,
it didn't occur to anyone that it was strange to watch a man dig himself
Luther F. (Bob) White
Daily News Tribune (Cartersville, GA), April 19,
Luther F. (Bob) White, 83, of Route 3, Cartersville,
died Monday, April 18, 1988, in a rome hospital following an extended
He was born in Cherokee County November 2, 1904, a son of the late
Willie White and Fannie Atkinson White, was a member of the Center
Baptist Church, a life member of Cartersville Lodge Free and Accepted
Masons Number 63, was retired from E-Z Mills and prior to his retirement
from E-Z had operated a number of local restaurants.
Surviving are a foster son, Hayden Mullinax of Cartersville and several
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gus White
and a sister, Ida Reeves.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Macedonia
Baptist church on Canton Highway with the Rev. Ben J. Hite officiating.
Interment will be in the Old Macedonia Cemetery.
Members of the Cartersville Lodge No. 63 will serve as pallbearers
with Masonic rites being observed at the graveside.
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