Vernon W. White, 78, of Booneville passed away Monday, January 6, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born March 3, 1935 to Lee and Annie Canoy White. He was a retired truck mechanic, member of Kemps Chapel Baptist Church, and a US Air Force Veteran.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Dillingham officiating. Burial will be in the Kemps Chapel Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Brackeen White; two daughters, Karen Luke of Philadelphia, MS and Sharon James of Colorado Springs, CO; one son, Lawrence Lee White of North Carolina; one brother, L.C. White of Georgia; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren: one step-daughter, Yvonne Powell of Booneville; two step-sons, Joe Kennedy of Booneville and Carl Kennedy of Olive Branch; seven step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his one sister, Annette Wilbanks; one brother, Douglas White; and one step-daughter, Elaine Kennedy.
Visitation will be 5-8pm on Tuesday and until service time on Wednesday at McMillan Funeral Home.