WHITE, Travis Thornton
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Travis Thornton White died December 6, 2013. Travis was born on November 29, 1985 in Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his father, Ricky Dean White, who was the son of Mary Lou and Gene White. A Funeral Service will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with Rev. Phil Adams officiating. Travis was a “Walker Lifer,” having attended The Walker School in Marietta from kindergarten through graduation. He loved baseball and had played from the age of 6 until graduating from high school. Some of his recognitions included a Cal Ripken, Jr. award and winner of an age 15 wooden bat tournament. He played ball year-round on numerous all-star and traveling teams. He graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in accounting, and was looking forward to a career in that field. Travis is survived locally by his mother, Leslie Thornton White; sister, Melissa Lowndes White; uncle, William A. Thornton, Jr.; aunt and uncle, Suse Ann and Walter A. Gresh, Jr.; cousin, Kimberly A. Gresh; and his beloved cat, Mr. Bailey. Contributions may be made in memory of Travis to The Walker School for the Scholarship Fund, 700 Cobb Parkway North, Marietta, GA 30062, 770-427-2689. Family will receive friends 2:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 770-428-1511 www.mayeswarddobbins.com

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anonymous
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December 15, 2013
I would like to send my deepest apologies to the White family. I am truly sorry for your loss. Seeing a picture of your young son brought tears to my eyes. This obituary reminds me that death is not man's friend, but his enemy. A great majority of people do not want to die because we were not created this way. The reason why this happens is because of Adam's sin.

God is not cruel and like it brought a tear to my eyes to see your son, it deeply pains him as well. in the bible it says God is love. Since he is love, he has provided a means to undo Adam's mistake. God's solution to the problem of death is found at Revelation 21:4 where it reads, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be any more. The former things have passed away."

Jehovah promises that we will see our dead loved ones again. Although this is an extremely sad occasion and I know you have shed many tears, God is willing and able to wipe them all away. Please if you need anything or have any questions you may contact me at kingdom_hope@yahoo.com
anonymous
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December 13, 2013
So very sad
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