Herbert A. White

Herbert A. White

Herbert A. White, 95, of Monticello passed away on January 8, 2016 at home.

He was a loving husband and father. Family was very important and he loved to spend time with all of them, from the oldest to the youngest. He also loved to whistle, sing and listen to gospel music with family and friends. He always enjoyed a good Razorback game.

Mr. White was a Veteran of WWII serving as Lt. JG in the United States Navy and nine years in the Navy Reserve. He was a retired teacher and administrator, and a faithful member of First United Methodist Church.

He was born September 20, 1920 at Possum Valley (Drew County) and was the son of the late Levi Preston White and Amy Pearl Baker White.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Jean Alice Niggel White; three sisters, Vera Paschal, Eva Mae Eubanks, and Louise Judkins; four brothers, Clyde, Virgil, Guy and Travis (TV) White; and a great-grandson, Dustin Ray Ferguson.

Survivors include three daughters, Donna Pace and husband Paul of Monticello, Pat Milosevich and husband Steve of Lewisville, Texas, and Pam Wells and husband Kevin of Elko, Nevada; four grandsons, Paul Pace, Jr. and wife Christy, Michael Milosevich and wife Jigna, Mark Milosevich and wife Stephanie, and Ray Ferguson and wife Tina; four granddaughters, Amy Pace Bower and husband John, Tessa Palmer and husband Pete, Taylor Jun, Becca Ferguson Gober and husband Shiloh; six great-grandsons, Blake, Andrew, Daniel, and Jacob Pace; and Levi and Sameer Milosevich; and great-granddaughters Vivian Bower, and Cortana and Inara Jun.

A funeral service will be held on January 11 at 1 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will follow in 16th Section Cemetery in Wilmar. Visitation is January 10 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.