Gene Edwin White, 82, of McGehee, passed away on May 31, 2018 at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock.
He was born March 4, 1936 in Warren and was the son of the late James Ebb and Sally Starnes White.
Mr. White was the owner and operator of White’s Grocery in McGehee for 30 years and was the pastor at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Dewitt for 10 years. He served in the United States Army and the U. S. Air Force.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Lance White and grandson, Josh Cummings.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Robbie Crutchfield White; daughter, Pam (Freddie) Cummings of McGehee; brother, James White of Dermott; sisters, Katherine Garner of Plano, Texas, Patricia Landers of Sherwood, Joyce Hall of Sherwood and Mary Morton of Morrilton; granddaughters, Whitney (Travis) Caudell and Sydney Cummings; great-grandchildren, Ava Caudell, Cooper Caudell and Lynley Grace Caudell.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in McGehee with Rev. Tim Landers and Rev. David Bush officiating. Burial will follow at McGehee Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, c/o, Pam Carver, 6137 Hwy 153, Dewitt, AR 72042.