Johnny L. White Sr., 62, a lifelong resident of Franklin passed October 5, 2012 at Franklin Health Care Center.

A celebration of Johnny’s life will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at Triumph Baptist Church, 1005 Iberia St., Franklin, officiated by Pastor Rev. C.F. Lewis.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral, beginning at 11 a.m. Johnny’s earthly vessel will be laid to rest in Special Providence Baptist Church Cemetery in Baldwin.

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Clara White; sisters, Stacey Willis and Josie Proctor.

Mourning his passing, yet cherishing his memories and legacy, are children, Johnny White Jr. (Tamsyn) of Lafayette, Jeremy White (Rebecca), and Devin Mitchell of Franklin, and Taaka Brooks of Baton Rouge; siblings Diane Marie White-Bowers (Kenneth) of Baldwin, Rev. Dr. Walter J. Proctor (Barbara) of Beaumont, Texas, and Rev. Ananias Bourgeois (Irma) of New Iberia; grandchildren; one great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Arrangements handled by Proctor’s Mortuary, 3522 Washington Blvd., Beaumont, Texas. “We Make the Difference”. Condolences for the family can be placed at

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