Paula Adams White, 72, of Dumas, passed away in Little Rock on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

A graduate of Arkansas State University and a member of Phi Mu Sorority, Mrs. White retired after teaching after teaching in the Dumas School District for 30 years. She was a member of the Main Street Dumas board of directors, a founding member of Women’s Service League and co-owner of Ain’t That Funky.

Mrs. White was a member of First Baptist Church in Dumas, where she taught Sunday School and served on the kitchen and landscaping committees.

She was born on October 18, 1943, in Dumas and was the daughter of the late William Ethan “Bud” Adams and Pauline Burnett Adams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron White.

Survivors are her two daughters, Leslie White of Cordova, Tennessee and Leigh Ann Friedman and husband, Jerry, of Huntington Beach California; three grandchildren, Donna, Marlene and Meredith Friedman; and her first cousin with whom she was reared, Patricia Madar Ballard of Dixon, Illinois.

Visitation is March 16 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.

Funeral services will be March 17 at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Revs. Dubs Byers and Rick Sellers officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Lake Cemetery in Pickens.
Memorials may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church of Dumas Kitchen, Landscaping or General Fund, 200 E. Waterman St., Dumas, AR 71639.

Arrangements are by Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas.