Delores Mae Sawyer White, 88, of Winslow Road, Hertford, NC died at her residence on Friday, June 8, 2018. She was born in Pasquotank County on March 31, 1930 to the late Jerry Capehart Sawyer and Alice Virginia Sawyer and was the wife of Collie White, Jr. of the residence. She was a sales associate in the retail industry and a charter member of the Fountain of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a loving and much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother who adored her family.
In addition to her husband, Collie, she is survived by five daughters, Jenneal Harrell and husband Coolie, Neia White, Dorrita White and husband Terry Husbands, Terri White, and Robin Wilson and husband James, Sr.; two sons, Herbert Lee “Bucky” White, Jr. and Jerry White and wife Diana; sixteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two grandsons; a granddaughter; three sisters and two brothers.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Pastor Preston Pitchford officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and at all other times at the residence of her daughter, Jenneal Harrell, 467 Winslow Road, New Hope, NC. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the White family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
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