Matthew Aaron White

Born in Nashville, Tennessee on May 29, 1998

Departed on January 4, 2018 and resided in Springfield, Tennessee

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Matthew Aaron White age 19 of Springfield passed away on January 4, 2018 surround by his loving parents.

He was born on May 29, 1998 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Matthew had a personality that would brighten even the darkest day just by one smile or one laugh. He enjoyed watching Barney and other cartoons, going camping outdoors with his family.

Matthews favorite pass time was spending it with his favorite nephew, Oujiah and his loving sisters, Adrianna and Tamara.

Matthew is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Nellie Whitaker, paternal grandmother, Rachel Capps; aunts, Cathy Creek and Judy Reeves.

He is survived by his loving and devoted parents, Paul and Tammy White; sisters, LuAnn Marie Rose, Adrianna Nicole White and Tamara Lynn White; nephew, Oujiah White; paternal grandfather, Marvin Eugene White; uncle, Tommy and Glenda Whitaker and aunt, Louise Sanders; teachers, Lori Dozier and Tina Magill.

A Life Celebration will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 11am in the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home with Brother Steve Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10-11am at the funeral home.

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172 615-384-5437.

9 Comments to Matthew Aaron White

  1. Sharon Porter
    January 6, 2018 11:34 pm

    Thoughts and prayers going up for all of you. So saddened to learn of the loss of Matthew. Heaven sure gained a sweet angel. Love & prayers, Sharon Porter

  2. Brandy trobaugh
    January 7, 2018 1:52 am

    I can not believe it so so sry to hear about that my prayers an symphony

  3. Pamela Hamilton
    January 7, 2018 4:53 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of bereavement and the days to come! The Bible says to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Matthew now has his wings and his smile is brighter than ever. God bless each of you!

    Stephon Gardiner and Family

  4. Cynthia (polly) Leavell
    January 7, 2018 9:54 pm


  5. Nikki Halpin
    January 8, 2018 11:43 am

    I work at the pediatric clinic that Matthew attended and loved hearing his laugh as he would come through the door. Along with all of my fellow co-workers, I was greatly saddened to hear about his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys!!.. We are here for ya’ll,, just let us know if you need anything

  6. Ladonna Baldwin
    January 8, 2018 3:24 pm

    He was deeply loved by everyone. Such an peaceful boy.Deepest Sympathy and prayers that God will comfort you Love Always. Ladonna

  7. Lisa Dean
    January 9, 2018 9:00 pm

    You all are in my thoughts and prayers…it was my pleasure to get to know Matthew as I subbed some at SHS…he was always a joy and certainly brightened my day…thank you for sharing your angel with us…
    Lisa Dean

  8. Lynnell Darden
    January 12, 2018 12:03 pm

    Thinking of you and praying for your family. Matthew’s warm smile was always an encouraging factor, indicating his happiness. He certainly brought joy to everyone around him. You were given a precious young man with a warm and beautiful spirit. Thank you for sharing him with us. He will forever remain in my thoughts and my heart. A precious spirit is now soaring. You have my deepest sympathy and I am praying God wraps His consoling arms around you and provides strength and love as you move forward. Sincerely…

  9. Lisa Collins
    January 12, 2018 1:49 pm

    I heard so much about Matthew. My daughter(Bray Chatman) loved him so much . She talked about him all the time when she was in school. Such a sweet boy. He will be missed. I remember seeing him in Ms.Doziers class room. Yall are in my thoughts and prayers.

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