Ruth White


Mrs. Ruth S. White, 100 of Pine Bluff went to be with the Lord, Friday July 18, 2014 at her home. She was born June 5, 1914 in Wabbaseka, Ark.to the late Arthur and Classie Lundy Dobson.

She was a member of the Star Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at Wabbaseka, Ark. She was preceded in death by her husband James White II; three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors included three sons: James III of Memphis, Tenn., Alvin of Wabbaseka and Ronnie of Arlington, Texas; two daughters: Evelyn White Howell and Shirley White Banks both of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two godsons: James Hubbard of Wabbaseka and Rev. Luther Spratt of Dumas, Ark.; one goddaughter: Stella Hays of Humphrey; twenty three grandchildren; and thirty three great-grand children.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, at Star Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Wabbaseka. Reverend Luther Spratt will officiate. Interment will be in the Wabbaseka Cemetery by the P.K. Miller Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday at the mortuary from 6-7 p.m. Mrs. White will lie in repose at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of service.