Austin “Dump” White

    Austin “Dump” White, age 87 of Andrews, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at Erlanger Murphy Medical Center.
     He was the son of the late McClain and Parlee Gibby White. Austin was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from the Nantahala Power and Light after 34 years of service.
     In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sons, Iran “Bo” White, Byran “Bimby” White and Philip White; brothers, Fred, Lester, Otis, Grover and Aaron White; and sisters, Willie Belle, Ellen and Christine.
     He is survived by five grandchildren, Levi White and wife Misty, Heather Drennan and husband Michael, Amanda White, Shasta Martin and husband Jamie and Cody White, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
     Funeral Services held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews. Randall Young officiated.
    Burial was in the Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Andrew Chastain, Lennie Cutshaw, Roger Dale Roberts, Matthew White, Landon White, Scottie Baker and Harold Brooks. Honorary pallbearers were Hayden, Lauren and Caitlyn.
     The family received friends from 1-3 pm, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews.
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     Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

The Andrews Journal

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