Jerrie Moretz White, 85, of Bristol, VA died August 29, 2022.

Jerrie White, daughter of George and Hazel Moretz of Bristol, VA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children. She is survived by her children, William (Jill), Susan and Donald; and grandchildren, Jennifer, Cydney, Paige and Sarah.

Jerrie was born in Bristol, Virginia, attended Virginia High School and Stetson University where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority, served in student government, and earned a BA in elementary education. At Stetson, she met her husband of 60 years, William L. White of Jacksonville, FL.

Jerrie, a woman of strong faith, was a member of Brentwood United Methodist, Christ United Methodist in Jackson, MS and Reynolds Memorial Methodist Church. She has always been involved in service opportunities within her church, including planning and preparing meals, organizing needlepoint kneeling, decorating the cross for Easter, and countless other projects.

At 29, Jerrie learned the game of golf. She fell in love with the game and became an excellent golfer, as well as an advocate for women’s golf. With three holes to life, Jerrie nailed his last in his last round of golf. She was a longtime participant and served on the steering committee of the Southeast Women’s Amateur Championship, the Nashville Woman’s Golf Association, the Mississippi Woman’s Golf Association, and served as Corporate Volunteer Co-Chair for the event. PGA Tour in Madison, MS. During their retirement years, Bill and Jerrie volunteered to run youth golf camps, rate golf courses across Mississippi, and Jerrie scored in three US Open women’s tournaments.

The memorial service will be held September 24 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mountain View Cemetery Chapel, 1019 Valley Dr Bristol, VA 24201. In lieu of flowers, a women’s golf scholarship fund has been established at Stetson University. For online gifts, please select Tribute Gift and enter Jerrie M. White via the link below, or send a check, note: Jerrie M. White Scholarship, to Stetson University Attn: Heather McCormick 421 N. Woodlands Blvd, Unit 8359 DeLand, FL 32723