Saturday, October 5, 2019

Gilbert Conner White

Mr. Gilbert Conner White, 85, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019, at his home in Louisville, MS. A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 7th, at Covington Cemetery near Quitman, MS, with Rev. Perry Smith officiating. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. White was born December 2, 1933, in Louisville, MS. He was a graduate of Ellison Ridge High School and attended East Mississippi Community College. He retired as a machinist with Spartus Corp after 27 years. He was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by a son, Gilbert “Chuck” White, II; and his parents, Dacy and Thomas White.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Smith White of Louisville; four sons, Thomas (Janet) White, Jason (Carol) White, and Shawn (Lori) White, all of Louisville, and Mark (Robin) White of Big Cabin, OK; seven grandchildren, Kelsey White, Dakota White, Shelby White, Trevor White, Max White, Marley White, and Bella White; and three great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church in Louisville, MS.

The White family would like to especially thank Kindred Hospice and nurses Brittany Young, Alexis Permenter, and Pamela Triplett for the excellent care they provided for Mr. White during his illness.