John Thomas White

February 12, 1948September 28, 2013

Funeral service for John "Tommy" White, 65, of Decatur, will be Monday, September 30, 2013, at 3 p.m. at First Bible Church with Steve Bateman officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Mr. White went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 28, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born February 12, 1948, in Moulton to Horace and Opal White. He received his bachelor's degree from Jacksonville State University, and was a member of the National Guard. He attended First Bible Church. Mr. White was a broker at Sunset Real Estate and owner of Tommy White Construction and Courtyard Restaurant. He enjoyed hunting, watching Alabama football, and spending time with his family. He loved to spend his time with his favorite passion, his granddaughter Alexis.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Phyllis Glenn White; son, John Bryan White of Atlanta, GA; daughter, Kimberly Kaye White, of Decatur; granddaughter, Alexis Collins; and brother, Larry White.

Pallbearers will be Phil Hodges, Dennis Monk, John McGough, Joey Coxwell, Roger Weatherwax and Tommy Paulk.

A special thanks to caregiver, Corrine Lawrence for helping us through this difficult time.

Tommy will be truly missed, be we are so thankful for the time God shared him with us.


  • Visitation Monday, September 30, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 30, 2013

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Derrick Randolph

October 2, 2013

I have not enough words for the sorrow I feel. May God bless you and keep you and comfort you in the way only He can. Tommy will be missed. We love you Phyllis and family.

October 2, 2013

My heart is saddened over this news, yours has to be broken. So very sorry for our loss.

Phillip Powell

Cathy Parker

October 1, 2013

Phyllis, Joy and I are praying for you and your family. I pray that your memories of all of your precious moments surround you. I promise you, that if you Trust in the Good Lord, He will never let you down. We love you and pray for your peace each day!

October 1, 2013

Phyllis, I am so sorry to hear about Tommy's death and the loss to you, Larry, and your entire family. Tommy was always such a great guy in every way. Martha M. Cantrell

Danny Morris

October 1, 2013

Phillis , I was so sorry to hear about Tommy. He was one of my best friends at Austin High. I will never forget all the good times we had at a young age. Even tho we went our separate ways in life, I will always remember him and will think of him often. Just an old friend , Danny Morris

Keith Knighten

September 30, 2013

Prayers for your family.

September 30, 2013

Tommy and Phyllis, two of my favorite friends from "Austinville". Phyllis, you are in my prayers. Tommy was a true friend and a wonderful man.
Helen Holland

Suzette Allen

September 30, 2013

Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Dana Broughton

September 30, 2013

I am so sorry and praying for all of you. My heart aches for you. So thankful for Alexis and the smiles she brings you. Angels all around you today....

Kathy Hood

September 29, 2013

Kim, I am sorry to hear about your loss. I pray for The Lord to bring comfort to you and your famy. Thinking of you