Evangelist Tamar Ennis-White, born on July 11, 1930, went to be with the Lord December 5, 2019. Let’s define her with verses of Proverbs 31. Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. Strength and honor are her clothing, and she stretches out her hands to the poor and needy. She opens her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the laws of kindness. Her children arise up and call her blessed; she was a woman that feared the Lord.
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Let’s reflect on the person, a beautiful person, Evangelist White was born July 11, 1930, to Charles and Alice Ennis at Aenon Town in Clarendon Jamaica. She was the fifth of nine children. She went to live in Kingston 1945, and in 1947, she accepted the Lord Jesus as her personal Savior and served faithfully for the rest of her life. On January 18, 1958, Sis. White was married to Wilbert White. The union produced five children, four girls and one boy: Veronica, Pamela, Wilbert, Veletta, and Bernadette. She was a devoted wife and mother. She has raised many children during her lifetime, both from her ministry and the community. Her love for people was contagious, and she showed it without discrimination. Evangelist White was affectionately a
called spirit-filled Christian, whose life demonstrated her walk in the fruit of the spirit.
Sister White was passionate about her salvation experience and desired to share Jesus with others. As a result, she was ordained to become an Evangelist on April 1972. Shortly afterwards, along with her husband, they started ministering at the Central Village Church, where they served until she migrated to New York in October 1974. There, they started the New York Church which grew until they migrated to Florida in 1989.
Evangelist White was a very strong prayer partner. She knew what it was to pray without ceasing, to intercede for others, and to petition to the Lord on behalf of the nation. She knew for sure that her prayers were answered based on the results.
Evangelist Tamar White leaves to mourn children, Veronica, Pamela, Wilbert, and Bernadette; nephews, Danville, Marlon, Javan, and Liaum; sister, Nellie, brother Arthur and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, grandchildren and great grand-children.