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Deborah C. White, age 59, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Beverly, Massachusetts on March 29, 1955 to Dorothy Sylvester Knowlton and the late Donald C. Knowlton.
Deborah loved animals, especially horses. She worked as a Vet-Tech for many years and also worked with the Pawprints Program. She would often take therapy dogs to the Children’s Hospital of Boston, which brought the children and Deborah much joy.
Deborah was of the Catholic faith.
In addition to her mother, Dorothy, Deborah is survived by her husband, Milton D. White; son, Milton Dale White Jr., sisters: Diane Foley, Donna Sopp, Darcy Jutras; brothers: Donald Knowlton Jr. and David Knowlton; special friends: Betsey Krusen, Missy Price, Becky Jumper and Janie Gentry.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Mountain City Funeral Home.
Honorary pallbearers will be Milton Dale White Jr. and Chris Price.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Deborah’s memory to the Animal Rescue League, 1 Appleton Street, Boston, MA 02116 or Johnson County Humane Society, PO Box 307, Mountain City, TN 37683.
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The family of Deborah C. White has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.