Thelma White (AIKEN, S.C.)

AIKEN, S.C. - Thelma Reeves Cunningham White, 90, wife of 66 years of the late Clayson James White, entered into rest on Monday, August 29, 2011. She was a resident of Aiken for 60 years after moving from Oak Ridge, Tennessee in 1951 with her husband during the beginning stages of the Savannah River Plant. She was a member of St. John's Methodist Church since 1951 and participated in various aspects of the church she loved. A memorial service will take place on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 11am at St. John's Methodist Church, Aiken. Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens will be private for the family. Visitation will take place on Thursday, 6-8pm at George Funeral Home(s)and(s)Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave. SW Aiken. The family wishes to thank caregivers of Daybreak, Anchor Health(s)and(s)Rehab of Aiken, St. John's Towers and Hammond House Assisted Living who assisted in caring for Mrs. White during recent months. She is survived by her daughter, Cathy W. Gaylord (Jim), N. Augusta; son, James E. White (Joann), Acworth, GA and a brother Joe Cunningham, Lobelville, Tenn. She is also survived by six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. Expressions of sympathy for the White family may be left at

The Augusta Chronicle-September 1, 2011