DEACON L.C. WHITE was born on May 3, 1933 to Deacon Nathan Logan Sr. and Susie White Logan in Greensboro, Alabama. On January 5, 2021 surrounded by his family, he was called and met his Lord and Savior and went on home to glory!
L.C. was raised by his grandparents, who he fondly called Us Ma and Pa. As a child Us Ma would gather the grandchildren around in a circle to pray. Her mottowas “When your feet hit the floor, so should your knees”. This is where he learned and gained such a passion for prayer.
Growing up in the country, as a child, L.C. developed a love and passion for hunting and fishing. He enjoyedthis until his health would not allow him to do it anymore. Through the years he developed many relationships and friendships through hunting and fishing. He very rarely met a stranger.
L.C. received Christ at an early age and was baptized at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Greensboro, Alabama. He attended The Lee School and Hale County Training School. As a young man looking for better work opportunities, L.C. moved to Cincinnati and was ordained a Deacon at a store front church on Elm St. under Pastor Dixon.
In 1967 L.C. met and married Lurlene Buck. They were married 53 years, and to this union were born 3 children. In 1969, L.C. and Lurlene joined New Mission Missionary Baptist Church, where he served faithfully as a Deacon. He loved to sing old hymns and pray. One of his favorite lines that he’ll forever be remembered for is “Oh Lord My Father In Heaven”.
L.C. worked many jobs, and finally obtained a career with Cincinnati Milacron where he retired from in 1995. After which they moved back to Greensboro, Alabama and then to Crenshaw, Mississippi, where he served at St. Phillips Baptist Church as the Chairman of the Deacon Board and the Sunday School Superintendent. They were away for a total of 20 years. After much deliberation they decided to move back to where their hearts really were and they came back home to Cincinnati where they rejoined New Mission and he served again as a Deacon, the Sick Visitation Team and also in the Reach and Teach Ministry.
L.C. was preceded in death by his parents, (Nathan Logan Sr. and Susie White Logan), 4 brothers (Alphonso White, L.T. Bryant, Joe Logan, and Oscar Logan), 2 sisters, (Ruby Lee Smith and Rose Pickens), and 2 sons, (Heath White and Frederick Buck).
L.C. leaves to cherish his memory, his loving and compassionate wife; Lurlene, 8 Children; Margie White, Suzzette Foster (Doug), Jacqueline White, Christopher White (Shelia), Kevin White (Dorothy), Karen Colbert (Charles), Celestine Joyner, and Cedrick Buck. Also, he leaves 25 grandchildren, 3 of which he helped raise, (Lawrence and Leigha Wilson and Martinae’ Adams), 56 great grandchildren, 3 sisters, Susie Ashford, Lucy Tremble, and Dr. Beatrice Logan, and 4 brothers, George Logan, James Logan (Beverly), Nathan Logan Jr. (JoAnn), and Thomas Logan, 2 brother in laws, AK Buck and Billy Buck (Gail), and 1 sister in law, Rose Lane.
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