Mrs. Florine Hannah White, 65 was born December 20, 1951 in Florence, SC to the late Josh and Pearlie Mae Bryant Hannah and the wife of the late Franklin White, Sr.
She attended the public schools of Florence County, SC. She was employed by Sumter School District #17 for many years as both a cook and custodian.
Mrs. White, later spent many years providing care for many children. She was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church for many years under the leadership of Pastors Larry W. and Evangeline Barnes. Trustee White was faithful on the Gospel Choir, Sanctuary Choir and Trustee Ministry.
In 2008, she joined Cross Road Christian Fellowship Ministries, under the leadership of her son-in-law, Bishop Sylvester Francis, III. Trustee White worked diligently in the Ministry serving on the Choir, Leadership Ministry, Sister2Sister Ministry, Hospitality Ministry and as a Youth Advisor.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Grace Hannah, Teresa Hannah and Shirley Hannah and two brothers, Chalmes Hannah and Joseph Hannah.
She departed this life on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in Columbia, SC.
Trustee Whites leaves to carry on her legacy five children, Pastor Samantha (Bishop Sylvester) White-Francis, Franklin (Linda) White, Jr., Fredrick White, Lashonda (Quin) White and Devon Williams; three brothers, Reverend Ollie (Annie) Hannah, Irvin (Rub) Hannah and Frank (Jennifer) Williams all of Sumter, SC; sixteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, eight sister-in-laws, seven brother-in-laws and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
The family is receiving family and friends at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Bishop Sylvester and Samantha White Francis 4200 Christine Drive Sumter, SC.