Transcribed by Stephen Carroll Pearsall
F. C. WHITE DIES HERE LAST NIGHT
Funeral Services Tomorrow Afternoon at 2:30 From His Home
Franklin Charles White died at his home in South Henderson last night shortly before 10:30 o’clock following a very short illness and funeral service be be conducted tomorrow afternnon from the home at 2:30 o’clock with Rev. L. B. Reavis in charge. Interment will be in Rock Bridge Cemetery.
Mr. White has been living in this county for the past 20 years, being a native of Person county. He worked in the South Henderson mills.
He leaves a wife and four children. P. A. White, Ed White, Mrs. John K. Brown, all of this city, and Mrs. B. L. Gupton, of Route 2 Pittsboro. He has one brother, Montie White, of Currie, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Brinson, of Currie.
Pallbearers were announced today as follows: Bob Gupton, C. T. Mitchell, Joy Banes, Henry Boone D. S. Forsythe, I. G. Hedgepeth.
Note: Franklin Charles White was born in Pender County (then New Hanover County) on 29 Nov 1872 to Charles (Charlie) White and Margaret Ann Eakins. He died on 11 Apr 1933 in Henderson, Vance, County, NC. On 7 Feb 1894 in Pender County, NC, he married at the home of Timothy Gurganus, Jessie Lucas Gurganus. Searching for descendants and siblings of Franklin Charles White.
Source: The Daily Dispatch, Henderson, NC, Wednesday, April 12, 1933.