Jewel Porter "JP" White

Friday, February 3, 2017

Silsbee, Texas

Memorial services for Jewel Porter "JP" White, 93, of Silsbee will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee, Texas. Mr. White passed away Feb. 1, 2017, at his residence in Silsbee. He was a native of Manila and a longtime resident of Silsbee. JP was the owner and operator of AM KKAS 1300 which later changed to FM KWDX Radio Station in Silsbee. JP served his country proudly in the United States Air Force.

Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus Tildon and Minnie Ann Shride White; and wife Carol White.

Survivors include son John Pat White of Silsbee, Texas; daughters, Sydney Wilson and husband John of Houston, Texas, and Betty Ann Williford of Montgomery, Texas; grandchildren, Carrie Ann Westfall and husband Tim, Melissa Bailliet, John Killion Wilson and wife Laura, David Allen Pickle and wife Allison, Christene Elena Williford, Dale Edward Williford and wife Sarah, John Pate White II and Jennifer Whitehead, and Stacy Lynn Alexander; great-grandchildren, Leighann, Kendall, Janie Frances, Gracie, Braden, Nathan, Ellie, Madeline, Jaden Presley, Lauren, Megan, Brice and Josie.

JP will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.