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Lorenza Earl White, Jr.

(ROANOKE) Lorenza Earl White Jr. affectionately known as “Bud” passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. Bud was a lifelong resident of Roanoke, born on May 26, 1966, to Mr. Lorenza White Sr. and Mrs. Catherine Nolan White.
Bud attended and graduated from Handley High School,where he played football for the Handley Tigers.
He was employed at the Plantation Patterns in Wadley, where he worked in the shipping department. He was a skilled and trained laborer in aluminum manufacturing. His proficiency in this craft gained him employment with the Franklin Aluminum Company in Franklin, Ga.
Bud confessed faith in Christ. Among themany things Bud was known for was his love of music.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Bud’s life and legacy will be remembered by his mother; one son, Chris Battle of Anniston; three sisters: Brenda Ware (Jimmy), Patricia Lee (Raymond) and Helen Woods (London) all of Roanoke; two brothers: Dennis White of Cusseta and Kennis White of Roanoke; a devoted friend, Terrell Johnson of Roanoke; a special friend, Ms. LaWanda Spencer and very special aunt, Dicie Sims of Roanoke.
A celebration of life ceremony will be Tuesday, Oct. 31, at noon at New Life Worship Center in Roanoke.
Clark Memorial Funeral Service.