Obit: Moss White

Obit: Moss White

June 24th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Marcellus Moss White, 89, of Signal Mountain, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at a local hospital.A resident of Signal Mountain for 58 years, he was Elder Emeritus of Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church and a charter member of the Signal Mountain Lions Club.He served in the U. S. Army in Japan during World War II as a First Lieutenant and worked for many years at Volunteer State Life Insurance Company and subsequently Chubb Life as Purchasing Manager.Moss White was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Jamie Harris White; and his parents, Edwin M. White and Anne Burkes White, of Cumberland Gap.Survivors include his sons, David (Sandra) White, of Signal Mountain and Stephen (Sue Fort) White, of Nashville; grandchildren, Rebecca Anne White, of Signal Mountain, Jesse Fort White, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Sarah Harris White, of Nashville; and great-grandson, Carson Isaac Vick, of Signal Mountain.A burial service will be held at Chattanooga National Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, and will be followed by a memorial service at the Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. with Dr. Bill Dudley officiating.Memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, may be directed to Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church or the Signal Mountain Lions Club.Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.