Vivian White


Mrs. Vivian Pamela White, 70, beloved daughter of the late Pauline Pitts White and the late Roy Pinkett Jr. was born on June 11, 1953, in Salisbury, Md. She departed this life on Sept. 27, 2023, at her residence in Portsmouth.

“Pam,” as she was affectionately known, was educated in the Accomack County Public School system. She graduated from Parksley High School in 1971. She attended college at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

As a child, she attended Dea’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Horntown. She later relocated to Stamford, Conn., where she met and married Bobby Garrett.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, from Shiloh Baptist Church, Atlantic, with Dr. Bobby officiating. Interment was in the Dea’s Chapel cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories her sons, J-Von Garrett and Chad D-Von Garrett; stepson, Darry Garrett; five sisters, Robbin “Vickie” White-Handy, Kimberly White, Jacqueline White, Romanada Pinkett-Green, and Ruby Pinkett-Bishop; two brothers, Deacon Morris “Pat” Handy and Pastor Bobby White; two aunts, Mabel L. Green and Martha J. Tull; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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