Willie B. White

Monday, December 1, 2014

Mrs. Willie B. White, 71, of Blytheville, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Blytheville.

Born Sept. 4, 1943, to the late William Owens and Isabella Smith Owens, she was a homemaker and a member of New Life Ministry.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank White; one sister, Annie Owens; and two brothers, Bobby Owens and Daniel Owens.

Mrs. White leaves three daughters, Joanne White Franklin of Forrest City, and Carol White Franklin and Nena White, both of Blytheville;

One beloved niece, Cheyenne White of Blytheville;

Three sons, Joe White and Jessie White, both of Blytheville, and Andrew White of Jonesboro;

Three sisters, Isabella Owens Lewis and Dora Allen, both of Davenport, Iowa, and Mattie Owens of Charleston, South Carolina;

Two brothers, Ike Owens of Seattle, Washington, and Lee Owens of Jacksonville, Florida; and

Ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Life Ministry, with Pastor Melvin Lofton officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens.

The family will receive visitors from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home.