Eugene Elmer White better know as Gene, age 66, of Sugar Grove, VA passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at his home. He was born February 8, 1943 to the late Walter White and Mary Ball Baldwin in Buchanan County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Maudine Meade and daughter-in-law, Jennifer White. He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou White of Fries, VA; two daughters and son-in-law, Kathy and David Lineberry of Fries, VA and April Greer of Piney Creek, NC; 6 sons and daughters-in-law, Lee White of Roanoke, VA, Thurman White of Dublin, VA, Richard and Tina White of Fries, VA, Larry and Tonya White of Wytheville, VA, Freddie and Regina White of Independence, VA, Donald and Melissa Bryant of Winterville, NC; five sisters, Sylvia Hess of Honaker, Bonnie Coleman of Wysor Valley, Nancy Lowe, Brenda Johnson, Wanda Kennedy all of Lebanon; two brothers, Roger Baldwin and Raymond Ball both of Lebanon; two brothers–in-law and sisters-in-law, Bobby Harris of Honaker and Jimmy and Kathy Harris of Brinkhaven, OH and Shirley Hess of Honaker; thirteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild; special caregiver, Ocie Dalton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.A special thanks to Hospice of Southwest Virginia. A Funeral service was held Friday, January 15, 2010 in the Twin County Funerals Sanctuary at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Ben Haga officiating. Burial followed in the Monta Vista Memorial Gardens. Family received friends Thursday, January 14, 2010. Twin County Funerals was in charge of arrangements.