Posted: Wed 9:47 AM, Dec 04, 2013
July 10, 1925 - December 2, 2013
Leonard White was born July 10, 1925 to Minnie Etta Brantner and Robert Hanley White in Robertson County, Texas. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, at White Rock Missionary Baptist Church in the White Rock Community of Bremond. Interment will be at the Heard's Prairie Cemetery in the Petteway Community of Bremond. Services will be officiated by Leonard's long time pastor and personal friend, Brother Ralph Richard.
Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and all five of his brothers and sisters, Vernese Jackson, Dean White, Maurine Bodiford, Royal Ray White and Herman White.
Leonard was married one time, to Annie Waldeen Jones. They were married on March 27, 1944 in Robertson County, and they remained married until Waldeen's death on December 5, 1997. They were blessed with two sons, Ronald Leonard White and wife, Jeannine, and Thomas Hanley White; two grandchildren, John Wade White and wife, Debra, and Rebecca D'Ette White Marshall and husband, Jimmy; four great-grandchildren, Jacob Hanley White (19 years), Tyler Watson (18 years), Miranda Marshall (16 years) and Savannah Jeannine White (21 months); and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leonard's name to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 West 26th Street, Bryan TX 77803.