Charlotte Renay Martin White

Mrs. Charlotte Renay Martin White, 75, of Pulaski died Nov. 1, 2019, at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. 


Mrs. White was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Pulaski. She was the previous owner of the Hickory House Restaurant in Pulaski where she gave graciously back to our community. She loved her family tremendously and loved her dog Ceasar. She loved watching Days of Our Lives, Jeopardy, The Price Is Right, RFD TV and Grey’s Anatomy. She loved to say “all you have to do is call” and she was ready to ride. She is preceded in death by parents, Hoyt Edwin Martin, Juanita Martin Worsham and Lester Worsham; husbands, Butch White, Grady Dean Journey; and great-grandchild Gunner McRae.


Visitation is tomorrow (Monday) from 3-8 p.m. at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory. Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday, Nov. 5 with Mark Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Giles Memory Gardens. 


Memorial donations may be made to the Giles County Animal Shelter, 380 Bennett Drive, Pulaski, TN 38478; St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or the Adoptable Angels at Giles County Animal Hospital, 16654 W. College St., Pulaski, TN 38478.


Survivors include daughter Lisa Journey and Nicki Duncan of Pulaski; sons, Phil Journey and wife Rhonda, Rodney Journey and wife Katie, all of Pulaski, Todd Journey and wife Deanna of Alabama; grandchildren, Derek Journey and wife Jasmine, Mallory Journey, Harley Jackson and husband Witt, Landon Journey and wife Courtney, Hayden Journey, Allie Journey, Wyatt Journey, Annie Hood; six great-grandsons; brothers, Ronnie Martin and wife Charlotte of Pulaski, Brad Martin of Sevierville; sister Barbara Byrd and husband Glen of Maryville; brother-in-law Jack White of Florence, Ala.; sister-in-law Cathy Ferguson of Pulaski; and several special nieces and nephews.