Chris Harris White

July 26, 1958April 5, 2018
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Chris Harris White, 59 years of age, died in Knoxville on Thursday, April 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cynthia Rutherford White; his children Lindsey Marie Clark (Matt), and Heather Marie Fox (Shane); grandchildren, Cole Wayne Fox, Emersyn Kate Clark, William Neyland Clark, and Stella Marie Fox; mother, Josephine Boling White, and brother, Joel John White. He is preceded in death by his father John N. White. Chris loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing of which fishing became a lifelong passion. He also gravitated towards sports, especially golf which he enjoyed playing with his brother. He liked football and basketball and was very devoted and dedicated in supporting and attending his daughters’ basketball games. Chris was a very involved, devoted, loving and caring husband, father and grandfather and was a friend to all he met. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. The family will receive friends Tuesday April 10, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Dr. Funeral services will follow at 7:30 PM with Pastor Mike Baker officiating. Family and friends will meet Wednesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside service at 10 AM. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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Jan Deaderick

April 11, 2018

Dear Cindy, Lindsey, and Heather,

We at Powell High School are thinking of you and your family during this sad time. The wonderful memories of all the good times are always such a comfort, and we know you have many. Please know that you have been in our thoughts and prayers, and if there is anything we can do for you or your family just let us know.

May God bless you,
Dr. Chad Smith, Jan Deaderick, Chad Smith, Amos Whitehead

Brooke Raiden

April 10, 2018

Dear Lindsey, Heather, and Cindy,
I am so sorry to for your loss. Chris was a fun person to be around. Some of my favorite childhood memories were playing AAU with you all and enjoying our families together. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers!

Brooke Raiden

Connie Underwood

April 9, 2018

Dear Cindy & girls,

We are so sorry to hear about Chris. We have wonderful memories with you all during our basketball years. Your family is in our thoughts & we will continue to pray that our Lord will comfort you during this difficult time.

With Love & Much Prayer,

Connie & Gary Underwood

Terry Yoakum

April 9, 2018

Chris will surely be missed we grew up together played ball and golfed back in the day. I recall officiating his girls high school BB games and how passionate he was for them. God Bless you all will be in my prayers

Robin Schell

April 8, 2018

Dear Cindy,
I'm very sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. I pray that you will have strength and peace in the days to come.

God bless and keep you,

Robin Schell

Kathy Parnell

April 7, 2018

As I pray for you and your family, I ask God's peace, love, and comfort surround each of you. He will be by your side during this difficult time and carry you when you feel you can't take another step. Prayers will continue and hugs when I see you.

Martha Worsham

April 6, 2018

Cindy, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family that God will bring you comfort and strength at this time.
Martha Worsham