Louise White Carmichael, originally of Enterprise, went home to Jesus Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Specialty Select Hospital in Panama City, Fla. She was 91 years young, and though she was blind, she now can see. Funeral services to celebrate Louises life which will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Searcy Funeral Home Chapel in Enterprise with Dr. John C. Friedman officiating. Burial will follow in Meadowlawn Cemetery with Searcy Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Fountain Of Love, in care of Mathison Retirement Center, 3637 W Highway 390, Panama City, FL 32405, or the charity of your choice. Louise was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Enterprise to the late Dr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert White. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with her family and, when she could not be with them, hearing the interesting stories of their lives. She loved listening to the Bible on tape as well as faithfully praying for her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex V. Carmichael; one son, R. Drew Carmichael, and granddaughter, Chana Chancey Rainey. Survivors include her children, Linda C. Willmott and her husband, Peter, of the British Virgin Islands, Alex Van Carmichael and fiancee Mary Ann Schwehm of St. Petersburg, Fla, Mary Nita Smith and her husband Darrell of Dothan, and Kathy Dismukes and her husband Louis (Bugs) of Inlet Beach, Fla.; along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her special friend and helper, Shirley Carson, and the loving family at Mathison Retirement Center. Louise was known and loved as "Michael" by her grandchildren Eric Chancey; Josh Carmichael and his wife Betsy; Lee Finison and her husband Bryan; Alexa Wells; Jared Wells and his wife Carrie; Cade Wells and his wife Heather; Damon Dismukes and his wife Mary Catherine; Jay Dismukes; and by her nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Hattie Sessions, Nell Carmichael, and by Billy and Marion Carmichael.
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