Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Joan Paulette White


02/25/1947 - 01/21/2019


Joan Paulette White, age 71 of Murphy, NC passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at her residence.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Edward William and Nellie Moore McAfee. Joan was a supervisor for McAfee Election Services. She was a member of Little Brasstown Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, John Edward McAfee.

She is survived by her husband, Charles White; one daughter, Sonia Lovingood and husband Al of Murphy; one son, Bryan White and wife Pam of Murphy; four grandchildren, Danielle Williams and husband Timmy, Zack Lovingood and fiance Hayden Verner, Kelci Coker and husband Justin and Jordan Lovingood all of Murphy; three great-grandchildren, Aayden and Connor Williams and Hawkins Coker; one brother, Sam McAfee of Thonotosassa, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, January 24, 2018 at Little Brasstown Baptist Church. Rev. Aud Brown will officiate. Burial will be held in the Sunset Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 pm, Wednesday, January 23 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy.

In lieu of flowers memorials donations may be made to The Gideon's International, PO Box 164, Murphy, NC 28906 or to the Appalachian Angels, Inc., PO Box 442 Marble, NC 28905

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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