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Mr. Robert White, 95

Robert Mckinley White, was born on October 31, 1921 to the late James White and Margaret Cason White. Robert was the last sibling of seven children of this union. He was educated through Quitman public school and started working at the tender age of 13 years old. He started with farming and ended up doing carpentry. Mr. White was a carpenter until he retired. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing before becoming ill.

He was married to Eula Lee Howard White until her transition into eternal rest and their union included fourteen children; James White (Vanessa), Frances Stanley (Hardy), Robert White (Brenda), the late Linda Inman (Lester), Geneva White, Ruthie Arnold, Leon White (Marilyn), Michael White, Helen Edward (Anthony), Lisa Brown (Dennis), Bridget Miller (Michael), the late Mary Blue, Merry White Mobley (Joe) and Thelma Washington.

On Friday, April 28, 2017 Robert White made his transition into eternal rest into the arm of his Heavenly Father. Along with his 12 kids, he also leaves 29 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren, and 18 great-great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at North End Cemetery in Quitman with Pastor Matthew Troupe officiating. Condolences may be made by visiting Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

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  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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