Dr. Stanley Kent White of the Hollingsworth Community in Alto, Georgia passed away September 28, 2020 after a declining period of health.
Born on August 2, 1956, Dr. White was the son of the late Charles L. and Lucille Saville White of Cornelia, Georgia. He was a graduate of Habersham Central High School, Piedmont College, and a 1985 graduate of Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he earned a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry. Before retiring in 2016, Dr. White practiced general dentistry in Cornelia for more than 30 years where he was voted “Best Dentist” by the community five times from 2009 – 2016 when he retired.
Dr. White was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and especially trips/ adventures planned with his friends. He was also a car and motorcycle enthusiast who loved antique cars, muscle cars, and anything that went fast including his prized 1970 Pontiac GTO. Before retiring, Dr. White was involved with the Baptist Mobile Health Ministry through Habersham Baptist Association where he volunteered with the program as a treatment provider and a board member. He was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church. Most of all “Doc” was known for his sense of humor and dry wit. He loved nothing more than a good laugh, joke, prank, and enjoying life. In addition to his parents, Dr. White is preceded in death by father in law, J. D. James.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Selena James White of Hollingsworth; son, Jarred James White of Hollingsworth; brother, Mark White of Alto; sister and brother-in-law, Donna White Kearney and her husband, Capt. R. Kevin Kearney, SC USN, (Ret.) of Norfolk Virginia; mother-in law, Barbara James of Demorest; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Brian and Paula James of Demorest; nieces, Morgan, Aubrey, Annabelle, and Aedyn James, as well as many cousins and extended family members.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Terry Rice, Dr. Brian James and Mr. Brent Smith officiating. Interment will follow the service at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 2-8 PM and prior to the service on Friday from 10-11 AM.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Level Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 416, Cornelia, GA 30531.
An online guest book is available for the White family at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256
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