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Jeannette White Salter, 89, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of Arthur Willis Salter, Jr., died Tuesday morning, March 17, 2020, at her home with her family by her side.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late A.L. White and the late Hilda Bazemore White. Mrs. Salter attended Ferguson Ave. Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and a nanny for three fortunate families. Jeannette loved to bake and spend time on Shipyard Creek. Many friends were blessed to receive homemade goodies as gifts.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Sturgess and Patricia Harrison and her brother, A.L. (Sonny) White, Jr.

Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Arthur Salter, Jr. of Savannah; two daughters, Ava Nelson and her husband, Bruce, and Amy Saltsman and her husband, Paul; three sons, Andre´ Salter and his wife, Linda, Art Salter and his wife, Pam, and Armin Salter and his wife, Robin; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; her sister, Shirley Goodwin and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 9 until 11 o’clock Saturday morning, June 27, 2020, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning, June 27, 2020, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Reverend Steve Peavy. Interment will be private.

Remembrances: Ruth Byck Adult Day Health Center – 64 Jasper Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-2000 or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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  1. Patricia Sturgess says:

    She is a wonderful person Sending love to her family

  2. Rebekah Arvin says:

    My heart is heavy hearing of the passing of your wife/mom. She was one of the toughest women I knew besides my mom. She also made the best crab cakes ever!!! I’m sending prayers of peace, strength and healing.

  3. Donna Sturgess Stewart says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Jeannette’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Sending big hugs and Deepest Sympathies. God Bless You All.

    Donna Sturgess Stewart

  4. Kay Lanier Grandgeorge says:

    To ALL the Salter Family, So sorry for your loss. My thoughts, my love and my prayers are with the family and friends of Jeanette Salter. Rest in peace Miss Jeanette !!! God bless you all and ~~~HUGS~~~ Kay L. Grandgeorge

  5. Alicia Clark Weaver says:

    To all the Salter Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
    ~~~HUGS~~~ to all,
    Alicia Clark Weaver

  6. T. Hilda White says:
    Aunt Jit as I called her worked in the area of life called love. And she had the gift of communicating her love through the two avenues of just being love but also through actions when needed. I was the recipient of both and am forever grateful for her presence in my life.

  7. Patricia Whalen says:

    Amy, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our love to all. Pat & Tommy Whalen

  8. Vonnie says:

    Praying for your healing, comfort. strength and peace during this most difficult time.

  9. Leamon Johnston says:

    To Amy and Armin, and all Salter members. I am sorry for your loss and hope the spirit of your mother fills you with love and peace.

  10. Lynn Turner says:

    I know you miss your mom but just remember the good times and that now she is in heaven free from pain and having the time of her life.
    Love you and praying for all.

  11. Lori Hecker says:

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. May her memories bring you comfort and ease your sadness. Prayers for your family Amy.

  12. Mark Goggans says:

    Armin, Ava, Amy………..thanks for having me in your home back when we were in our teens……..getting to know your Mom was fun. Bullet crossing my path in life is something I’ll always remember.

    My families thoughts & prayers are with the Salters.

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