Shubert Earl White

Shubert Earl White

Shubert Earl White, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012. at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born in Butler, Tennessee, a son of the late Dewey and Addie Eggers White. Mr. White served in the United States Navy during World War II. He retired from the Tennessee Department of Revenue Tax Enforcement Division in 1990. Mr. White was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church, having served as a deacon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Pauline Pierce White; Two Daughters: Janet Carolyn Coker and husband, Gary, Reisterstown, Maryland, and Diana Darlene Mottern, San Antonio, Texas; Two Grandchildren and one great grandchild; Several nieces & nephews; His very special friends: Luther & Ann Deloach, Lowell and Ruby Garrison, Rev. Tom & Sherry Maines, Eva Heatherly, Jim Ferguson, Ron Cunningham and members of the Victory Sunday School Class and many friends from Hunter First Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Sherrill Nave and Mr. Rusty Verran officiating. The Eulogy will be given by Goldie Scott and Sherry Mains.

Entombment Services will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park, with the Rev. Tom Maines officiating. Music will be provided by Bonnie Reece and Sue Bowers. Active Pallbearers will be: Luther Deloach, Gary Coker, Clark Verran, Teddy Reed, Lowell Garrison, and J.C. Robinson. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Dallas Carrier, Roy Fleming, members of Hunter First Baptist Church, the deacon board and employees of the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

The family would like to express their love and appreciation to Amedisys Hospice and Caris Hospice with special thanks to Judy Vines and all the CNAs and nurses for all their love and excellent care they gave. A special thanks to the staff at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, home based Primary Care, Gary Dula nurse Practitioner, Gail Riddle, R.N., for their excellent care and love and to the staff of Center on Aging and Health and also the faithful friends at East Side Baptist Church who faithfully prayed for Earl and our family.

The family will receive friends from 12 Noon Saturday until the service hour. Friends may also call at the residence.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Happy Valley Memorial Park