Friday, March 29, 2013

Sherrell L. White

Mr. Sherrell Levet White, 87, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Billy Bowie and Rev. Kevin Williams officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. White was born on June 13, 1925, to Jesse Mabrey and Jennie Mary Varner White. He worked in construction and later retired as a truck driver with Taylor Machine Works of Louisville. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville and a member of the Winston County Shrine Club. Mr. White answered the call of his country by serving in the 5th Infantry Division during World War II in the United States Army. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge in Germany for which he received a Purple Heart. Mr. White is a Mason #75 York-Rite Bodies, Scottish Rite Bodies and he was also a member of the Disabled Veterans of Foreign War. An avid outdoorsman, he loved working on his small cattle farm and hunting; he was a member of the Yours and Mine Hunting Club.

Mr. White is survived by his wife of 64 years, Kathleen Garvin White; three daughters, Judy Cother and husband, Bill, of Tupelo, Mississippi; Jeanith Burdine and husband, Bobby, of Ackerman, Mississippi; and Margaret White of Louisville; and his son, JackWhite and wife, Terri, of Louin, Mississippi. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Anna Beth Williams (Kevin); Jesse Cother; Steven Miller (Amanda); Leslie Collins (Blake); Andrew Miller (Jade); Melanie Collier (Brad); Veronica Martin (Jason); and Natalie White. He also has six great-grandchildren: Sarah Kathleen Williams, Paisley Grace Williams, Jacob Miller, Tate Miller, Reese Collier, and Madalyn Collier. He was preceded in death by his parents and by two sisters, Jeanith Modene White and Maxine Elvie White.

Memorials may be given to the Shriners Hospitals for Children—Shreveport, 3100 Samford Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71103. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, Mississippi, is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at