Dad many images come to mind
whenever I speak your name;
It seems without you in my life
things have never been the same.

What happened to those lazy days
when I was just a child;
When my life was consumed in you
in your love, and in your smile.

What happened to all those times
when I always looked to you;
No matter what happened in my life
you could make my gray skies blue.

Dad, some days I hear your voice
and turn to see your face;
Yet in my seems
the sound has been erased.

Dad, who will I turn to for answers
when life does not make sense;
Who will be there to hold me close
when the pieces just don't fit.

Oh, Dad, if I could turn back time
and once more hear your voice;
I'd tell you that out of all the dads
you would still be my choice.

Please always know I love you
and no one can take your place;

Years may come and go
but your memory will never be erased.

Today, Jesus, as You are listening
in your home above;
Would you go and find my dad
and give him all my love.

written by Judy Burnette

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Joe White was born in Ripley, Tennessee to Emett and
Ona Mai White on Jan. 6, 1942. Joe had 3 children;
Lackey, Beth, and Carissa when he met Sheila Lawerence,
who had a daughter, Sondra. Joe and Sheila were married
33 years and have a son Billy.

Joe has 5 sisters; Marie Furr, Dorothy Hundley, Ginny
Frisbie-Pope, Faye Braden, and Carolyn Scarberry. He
also has 2 brothers; E.M. White (deceased), and Robert White.

Joe is preceded in death by his first born grandchild
Hayes Kent. He has13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Joe was a member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Chrurch and a
retired insurance agent for American General Insurance.