Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home

705 Davie Ave, Statesville, NC


Gwendolyn White

February 27, 1952May 19, 2020

Ms. Gwendolyn White, age 68, was born in Iredell County on February 27, 1952, was the daughter of the late Luther White and Irene Harris White formerly of Elberton Ga. She peacefully entered into eternal rest on Tuesday May 19, 2020, at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, NC following an extended illness.

Ms. White was educated at Statesville Senior High School. She graduated at Mitchell Community College with a nursing degree. She was employed by Bellsouth formerly known as Southern Bell and Hunt Manufacturing Co. where she retired.

She was a long time member of First Baptist Church. She was very caring, giving, and loving person. She was also a happy person and a joy to be around. She will be truly missed by those who knew her and who she spent quality time with.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, one son, Kevin White of Statesville. The love of her life Aquilla B Cain Sr. of Statesville. And various associates and distant relatives.

Ms. White will lay in state Tuesday May 26, 2020 at Bunch Johnson Funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m at 705 Davie Ave. Statesville, NC 28677.

A celebration of life service will be conducted Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Bunch Johnson Funeral Home, Statesville NC. Burial will follow at Belmont Cemetery in Statesville NC.


  • Lie In State

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Gwendolyn White

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Tammy Noble

May 27, 2020

Gwen going to be missed. It has been a long time since we been face to face but always in contact by phone. Something I going to missed a lot. She will always be in my heart. RIP Cuz

Stella McIntosh

May 26, 2020

I Going To Miss You Curz, We Share A lots of Fun Love When We Met In Elberton Ga, back in the 70s Rest In Heaven , Because You Received The LORD JESUS In Your Heart We Was On the Phone last week what Joy when One soul is Save ,I Praise GOD Almighty Forgive Us Love you Curz.

Adell White

May 26, 2020

When Gwen and I last saw each other, we laughed and talked a long time. Like school girls, we didn't get everything said, but we had a good time. I will miss my friend.


Cora Speakman (Smyre)

May 24, 2020

To the Family. I signed my married name Speakman . I am Cora Smyre and Gwen and I shared great times together. I will miss her dearly. I am confident in knowing she is with JESUS.

Cora Speakman (Syyre)

May 24, 2020

Gwen. Thank you for the beautiful memories that I now forever cherish. To be absent from the body is knowing that you are in the presence of the Lord. I will see you gain. Rest my Friend.

Barbara Eccles

May 24, 2020

To a very dear and kind friend. We grew up together, went to school together, we party together and in our senior years the Lord bought us back together. I'm surely going to miss her.

Tony Starnes Jr

May 23, 2020

Gwen,thank you for your friendship and love of our fur babie's. God has you know. Rest In peace my friend. Love you!

Beverly Gibbs

May 23, 2020

Thanks for the love and laughter we shared in such a short time ❤️. Rest my sweet friend 😘

Shirley Stevenson

May 23, 2020

My dear friend. You fought a good fight and you kept your faith in God. Rest now my friend you are now in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ . I will cherish our friendship for life.

Teresa Fox

May 22, 2020

I s as m so sad to hear about Gwen my buddy I will miss our messaging together. Love ya Gwen from Foxxy .


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