Helen Marie White, age 86, of Bristol, TN went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at her residence.  She was born May 30, 1932 a daughter of the late Columbus Alexander and Anna Harris Baumgardner, and she lived all of her life in the Bristol area.  She was a member of Fellowship Chapel Church.


Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Howard H. White and son, Gilbert White.  She is survived by daughters, Linda Roberts and husband Fred, Jean Shoe and husband Doug, Susan Arnold and husband Garry, Lori Metz and husband Jeff; son, Eric White and wife Holly; sister, Evelyn Jones; grandchildren, April Cadle, Jason Collins, Andrea Tanner, Lisa Jenkins, Chris Metz and Erin Metz; great grandchildren: Joseph Cadle and Chloe Jenkins, great-great grandson, Harris Cadle; and several nieces and nephews.


The funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Fellowship Chapel, 201 Crockett St, Bristol, Va., with Rev. Scott Price officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 1:00 to 1:45 pm prior to the service at the church.  The burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at Shelby Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers include Fred Roberts, Doug Shoe, Jeff Metz, Garry Arnold, Jason Collins, Joe Cadle, Martin Cadle, and Harry Wine.


The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Avalon Hospice for their loving care and support.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vessel of Honor Ministry, 4114 Navaho Dr., Johnson City, TN 37604.   www.vohmintl.org