Emmitt White Jr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 16, 2010

SUFFOLK — Emmitt “Coca Cola” Douglas White Jr., 66, of Suffolk, passed away on March 15, 2010. A native of Gatesville, N.C., he was the son of the late Emmitt Douglas White Sr. and Alice Missouri Winslow White. He retired from the production line at the Coca Cola Company, Suffolk plant and was the former custodian and maintenance person at First Baptist Church. Doug was a charter member of Wilroy Baptist Church, a member of the Eastover-Wilroy Ruritans and Suffolk Moose Lodge No. 141.
Doug is survived by his sister, Novella E. White, of Suffolk; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin Lee White and Margo Anne Pressley White, of Suffolk; niece, Allison Docia White, of California, and aunt, Agnes W. Ross, of Suffolk.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 19, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, Suffolk with the Rev. Charles W. Thompson and the Rev. Raymond E. Hampton officiating. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family for visitation at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.

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