Nora “Linda” Davis White, 72, of Longview, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Monticello on July 27, 1945 and was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Velma Mae Grubbs Davis.
She was a 1963 graduate of Fountain Hill High School where she was a star basketball player. In 1967 she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the State College of Arkansas in Conway. After receiving her degree, she married the love of her life and best friend, Walter White, and taught home economics at Fountain Hill schools until her retirement in 1981.
She was a member of Egypt Missionary Baptist Church and a very honest, genuine, and selfless person. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, shopping, helping others whenever she could, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter O. White; a brother, Eugene Davis; and a nephew, Robert Davis.
She is survived by two daughters, Tiffany Lisemby and husband, Scott, of Woodlawn, and Karen Miles of Kingsville, Texas; one son, Kevin White and wife, Lisa, of Crossett; three sisters, Rose Sayger and husband, Buster, and Mary McCormick and husband, Scott, all of Crossett, and Sarah Hensley and husband, Phil, of Cedar Creek, Texas; four granddaughters, Kelsey Lisemby, Genny White, Hollie Ott, and Aja Miles; and three grandsons, Ross Lisemby, Butch Gresham, and Tre Miles.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, June 6 at 10 a.m. at Medders Funeral Home Chapel in Crossett. Bro. Gene Gregory will officiate. Interment will be at Pinewood Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are John Davis, Greg White, Mike White, Jim Moffatt, Philip Hensley, and Jeff Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers are John Pennington, James Miller, Don Jackson, and Mike Barnett.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 5 at the funeral home.