Collie White Jr.

Published 3:05 pm Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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Collie White Jr., 85, of Hertford, died September 5, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. He was born in Pasquotank County on August 15, 1935 to the late Collie White Sr. and Ola Arnett White and was the husband of the late Delores Mae Sawyer White. He served his country honorably in the US Navy. Later, he worked as an electrician at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by daughters Jenneal Harrell and husband Coolie, Neia White, Dorrita White and husband Terry Husbands, Terri White and Robin Wilson and husband James Sr.; sons Herbert Lee “Bucky” White Jr. and Jerry White and wife Diana; sixteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two grandsons; a granddaughter; sisters Eunice and Daisy and brothers James Earl White and Herbert Lee White.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Entombment will take place at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the White family. Condolences may be sent to

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