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Billy J. White, age 84 years, of Magnolia, passed away, Thursday, February 28, 2019 at his residence.
He was a member and former deacon at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Mt. Sherman, was retired from Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company in Louisville and was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict; having served in the 8th Infantry Golden Arrow Division.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude “Trudy” Slayton White, his parents, Ivanhoe and Ollie Dismond White, a sister, Catherine Rogers and two brothers, Ronnie White and Bobby White.
He is survived by a son, Tim (Deborah) White of Richmond; a granddaughter, Savannah White of Richmond; a sister, Jonell Caffee of Buffalo; two brothers, Tommy White of Columbia and Jimmy White of Elizabethtown and a friend, Mazie Ford.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with Bro. Shannon McCubbins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 PM Friday at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia and after 10 AM Saturday at the church until time for services.