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James Wadlington White Sr.

James Wadlington White Sr., 83, of Ellisville, Mississippi, died Friday, January 15, 2021 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, May 12, 1937 in Star, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Ellisville Funeral Home with services beginning at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Chris Hodge will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797

Mr. White was a retired truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. He was a loving man with a heart of gold who loved his family to no end. He loved to pick and carry on and have a good time. He enjoyed sitting on the front porch so he could watch the cows and his JuJu (his dachshund) play in the yard. He was a man that never met a stranger and loved everyone.

He was preceded in death by his parents Buford and Katherine (Katie) White, his twin daughters, Sarah Faye White and Sandra Kay White, his twin great-granddaughters, Brooklyn Barnhart and Trinity Barnhart, four brothers, Lonnie B. White, J.B. White, Albert Lee White, and Benton B. (Mutt) White, three sisters Mamie Rogers, Viola Shows, Lucy M. Little, and a niece Tracey White.

Survivors include his wife Barbara P. White of Ellisville, five daughters, Tammy Barnhart (David) of Ellisville, Rhonda Barnhart (Roger) of Ellisville, Tina White Lampkin of Jonesboro, AR, Melissa Adams (Gary) of Coffeyville KS, Leanne Pitts Lawson of Laurel, two sons, Phillip White of Ellisville, and James W. White, Jr. (Alison) of Ellisville, and sister Carlene Lewis of Harrisville, MS. Mr. White had 19 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, three great-great- grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Lampkin, Terry Barnhart, Jason Barnhart, Aaron Barnhart, Anthony Turcotte, and Lavon Manning.

Honorary pallbearers will be Colin White, Dylan White, Digao Diza, Toby Manning, AJ Turcotte and Liam Lampkin.

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James Wadlington White Sr.
May 12, 1937 - January 15, 2021




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