Jefferson D. White, Jr.

By | June 4, 2020

Jefferson D. White, Jr., age 49, of Wellston, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born Aug. 1, 1970 in Gallipolis to Barbara Jean (Arthur) Browning, who survives.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Christina S. (Hughes) White; his “father”, Ronald Browning; his sons: Jack Elkins Jr. (Monica Harris), Jefferson D. White III and John David White; daughters: Summer Ghee (Shannon), Angelina Elkins (Cody Hearlihy), and Rocxzan Elkins (Korbin Massie); brothers: Richard Rife, Michael White, Joe White and Ronnie Browning Jr.; and sisters: Tina Ison, Rhonda Browning, Verna Sword and Juanita Sturgill.

Also surviving are eight grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Jefferson liked to fish, socialize with people, have family gatherings, work and hang out with his kids and grand-kids.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home on Saturday, June 6, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Steve Matthews officiating. Due to COVID-19 recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and the Jackson County Health Department, the wearing of masks and proper social distancing is highly encouraged.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to the family at