Mrs. Vera Maxine Horton White, 87 of Omega died Saturday, February 1, 2020 at her daughter Lisa's residence in Omega.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Omega Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Mullis officiating and Clara Whittington reading scripture. The family will receive friends before the service from 3:00 P.M. to 3:45 P.M. at the church. Burial will follow in the Omega City Cemetery.
Jimmy Holton, Junior Holton, Kenny Swain, Don Baker, Jordon Baker, and Timmy White will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. White was a lifelong resident of Tift County where she was born on May 17, 1932. She was the only child of the late Rufus Horton and Mattie Ruth Dunn Horton. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Horace James White who died May 12, 2006, and her son William Donald Lee, Sr., who died September 20, 2017.
Mrs. Maxine retired from nursing at Tift Regional Medical Center after over twenty years of service. She was an excellent musician and played the piano at her church until 2005. She loved Omega Baptist Church and her Lord. She adored her family especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Steve Whittington of Omega and Debbie and Richard Conger of Riverview, FL, grandchildren, Donnie Lee, Deidra Lee, Matthew Whittington and his wife Clara, and Josh Whittington and his wife Jaimie, greatgrandchildren, Arabella Whittington, Florence Whittington and Aurora Whittington.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to The Omega Baptist Church, P. O. Box 368, Omega, Georgia 31775.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.