Thomas Grant White died January 19, 2020 at Rivers Bend Retirement Community, Kuttawa, KY, not far from the site of the business he successfully operated for decades. Thomas was born November 29, 1918 to Tom and Annie White on their farm in the New Bethel Community. He lived on that family farm all of his 101 years. He married Thelma Louise Cask, daughter of Littleton and Effie Cash, also of the New Bethel community, November 13, 1937. Together they raised a family , operated the family harm, and several businesses including Thomas White & Sons Auction and Realty. The Whites traveled much of the world.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Louise, his parents and siblings. He leaves behind five sons, Bro. Jerrell White (Connie), Kim White (Kelma), Grady White (Sandra) and Cash White (Terrie) all of Eddyville and Todd White (Robin) of Scottsville; 12 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.
Thomas gave his life to Christ as a young man at New Bethel Baptist Church. He and Louise worshiped and served the church throughout their lives together. Funeral service is scheduled for 12:30 p.m, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral hour. Interment in New Bethel Cemetery will follow the service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of gifts to New Bethel Cemetery Fund, 1536 Highway 641 N, Eddyville, KY.