Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Mattie Hodges White

Mrs. Mattie Hodges White, 95, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 5th, at East Louisville Baptist Church, with Rev. Mason Joy officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home.
Mrs. White was born August 6, 1916, in Eupora, MS. She was a retired social worker for the Winston County Welfare Dept. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Louisville Lodge # 60, and a member of East Louisville Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruel Davis White; her parents, Mattie Roberson and Jim Ed Hodges; her brother, James Robert Hodges; and one nephew, Jim Watson.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Lucille (Rupert) Watson of Eupora, MS; two step-sons, Joe (Anne) White of Tallahassee, FL, and Bud (Ellen) White of Mobile, AL; two nephews, Tom (Sharon) Watson of Knoxville, TN, and Jim Hodges of California; one niece, Charlene (Randy) Baskin of Covington, TN; 6 step-grandchildren; 6 great step-grandchildren; 8 great nieces and nephews; and 7 great great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to East Louisville Baptist Church, 610 E. Main St., Louisville, MS 39339.