Ray Lynn White

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Ray Lynn White, died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at his home in Loranger.

Born Jan. 1, 1941, he loved fishing and hunting, and formerly was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of New Sharon Baptist Church and previously was an active member of Chappapeela Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and led the singing.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ruth Vining White of Loranger; three sons and daughters-in-law, Heath and Tiffany White of North Carolina, Eric and Charity White of Walker and Curtis and Julie White of Loranger; a daughter-in-law and son-in-law, Debbie and Freddy Mount of Monterey, La.; 13 grandchildren, Lathan Davis, Tanya Davis, Grayson White, Jamie White, Jacob White, Michaela Thorpe, Meaghan Thorpe, Jaeson White, Reese White, Neela White, Jessie Mount-Patrick, Pete Mount and Raelin Mount;

six great-grandchildren, Jace White, Zoe White, Kayleigh Mount, Madeline Mount, Bella Mount and Logan Wilson; a sister, Janet Cortez of Metairie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His parents, a sister, Sue White, and a brother, Ralph White, preceded him in death.

Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 12 at New Sharon Baptist Church from 6-9 p.m., and continued on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 11 a.m., with Bro. Ron Ball and Bro. Darryl Miller officiating. Burial followed in the Chappapeela Baptist Church Cemetery.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.