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Audrey Leverne White

December 7, 1932 — December 8, 2023

Audrey Leverne Booth White, age 91, beloved wife and mother, went home to be with Jesus on Friday morning, December 8, 2023. Her caring family was by her side as she peacefully departed this life.

Audrey was born on December 7, 1932 in New Orleans to the late Douglas and Julia Booth. She grew up in the city where she met and married the love of her life, Mr. Jewel J. White. Later they had two children, daughter, Alice and son, J. Johnny Jr. Together the whole family was instrumental in creating and nurturing the music ministry of the Word of Faith Temple, eventually building it into a full-fledged orchestra.

After graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Audrey had a successful career as a medical technologist as both Baptist Hospital and Charity Hospital of New Orleans.

Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Jewel Johnny White Sr., her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Booth, Sr., and niece, Jewel Ivy Buckner.

Audrey is survived by one daughter, Alice Swenson and husband, James; one son, Dr. J. Johnny White and wife Dr. Judith White; one grandson, James D. White and one granddaughter, Julianne White; brother, Douglas Booth Jr. and wife Grace, children, Hope and Liz; brother-in-law, Logan White, children Linda Laura, Sarah and Marianne; sister-in-law, Bessie Buckner, children, Eddie, Mary and Nola; niece, Georgia May Kent; second cousin, Kim Breneman.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Halls Chapel with a funeral service to follow at 8:00 PM.

For those who desire memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to New Beginning Fellowship, 511 Grandville Conner Road, Powell, TN 37849.

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