|Unity Funeral Home Inc.
|105 W. new hampshire ave. * deland, fl 32720
|Lois McCrae, 61
“To everything there is a Season….”
A time to be Born:
Lois Jean was born to the late Elois White and Roosevelt McRae
On May 9, 1956 in Pearson, GA. She was educated in the Public Schools of Volusia County
A time to Love:
Lois Jean was a Loving and devoted mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother, sister and friend.
A time to Serve:
Lois Jean was a dedicated Christian and attended church
faithfully until her health declined.
A time to Die:
On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 6:30pm,
Lois was called from earthly Labor to Reward.
A time to Morn and Reflect:
She leaves to cherish her memories, a loving daughter, Evoria McCrae, five precious grandchildren, Javante,
DaShia, and Tinesha McCrae, Adrionna Coffey, and Kaliyah Graham; one beautiful great-granddaughter, Esther
Mary McCrae; step mother, Vira Mae McRae; four sisters, Marsha Hamer (Carlos), Madelyn White, Shirley Ann
McRae, and Kathy Ann Gray; five brothers, Roosevelt, Jr, Timothy Leon, Jeffrey Tyrone (Sherry), Michael White
(Gwendolyn) and Kenneth White (Angela); three aunts, Betty Givens, Sylvia Reed and Delores Denton; two uncles,
Thomas Denton (Bernice) and Gene Denton (Bonnie); devoted friends, Elouise Gilford, Reatha Brockington, Patrica
Franklin and Leo Cherry; and a host of Loving nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends
The Celebration of Life will be 2pm Saturday, January 6, 2018 at ADJUnity Memorial Chapel. Bishop Henry L.
James, Officiating, Thompson Street Tabernacle of Praise, DeLand, FL.
The Visitation Hours will be 4-6pm Friday, January 5, 2018 at Unity Chapel
|Celebrating the Life of Reverend Willie J. White
A True Humble Servant of God
Jude, Chapter 1, versus 24 – 25
Now unto him that is able to keep you from failing, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.
To the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen
Reverend Willie J. White a true servant of God; a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather went home on December 27, 2017
to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Willie was born on August 29, 1940 to Benny James White and Roberta Holland. Willie was
preceded by 20 sisters and brothers. Willie was the 17th child of 21 children.
Willie White served faithfully at Full Gospel Tabernacle of Rochester, New York for many years. After retiring from Kodak, Willie and Betty
relocated to Deltona, Florida where they joined and assisted New Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor William Bradley by
continuing on his ministry as a deacon. Willie White was ordained as a Pastor in 2002 where he pastored Deliverance Center of Love.
In 2004, Willie and Betty returned to his home roots of Alma, Georgia where they joined Zion Baptist Church. Willie and Betty continued their
ministry by traveling to rural areas of Georgia as the Head Missionary of St. John’s Association that included over 13 churches, while performing
duties as a full time pastor of Manor Chapel Baptist Church of Manor, Georgia until he retired.
Willie and Betty moved January 2015 to Deltona, Florida where they joined New Covenant Ministries under the leadership of Obadiah Henry
where he served faithfully until he went to meet the Lord.
Willie leaves his loving wife of 55 years, Elizabeth (Betty) White; 6 Children; Sharon Ferguson; Debbie Wise (Thomas Wise); Willie Pearl Gray;
Kimberly White; Lenell White (Sophia); Lanier White (Sharon). Sister, Geraldine Grant (Ulysses Grant); Grandchildren, Glenn James Jones (JJ,
deceased); Lance, Christopher (Eva), Tameka (J. Blackmon), Tunisha, Quiana, Tashara, Tiara, Michael, Lenell (Elijah), Emmanuel, Shanell,
Tiyuni, Donovan, Somarii. Great grand children: Jiahmere, Andre, Mackenzie, Glenn, Tyra, Aliyah, Isaac, Ella. Stella Jones (aunt) and Noreen
Simpson (aunt). Sister n laws, Edith Jackson; Lula Timmons ; Hattie White, Bobbie Whitley (William Whitley) ; Carolyn Hill; Benita Brown (Ira
Brown). Host of nieces, nephews and friends and Godson, Tony McKnight.
The Home Going Service:
11am Thursday, January 4, 2018
Macedonia Baptist Church, 514, Beresford Ave, DeLand, FL. 32720
Rev. Melvin Young, Pastor
Bishop Obadiah Henry, Officiating
Evergreen Enterprise Cemetery * Deltona, FL.
6-8 pm, Wednesday, January, 3, 2018
ADJ Unity Funeral Home Chapel * 105 W. New Hampshire Ave. * DeLand, FL. 32720