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James "Jimmy" Melvin White

June 4, 1944 — March 22, 2022

James “Jimmy” Melvin White of Greers Ferry, died Tuesday, March 22, 2022.  He was born in Kansas City, Kansas June 4, 1944 to Rhinley M. and Frances White. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Honda White, his son Nathan White, his parents and his brother David White.

Jimmy is survived by his sisters Muriel Park of Austin and Carol (John) Callihan of Lonoke, and many nieces and nephews.

He served in the United States Army, and was a Vietnam veteran.  Jimmy retired from the US Postal Service and Ace Hardware.  He was also a twenty-year volunteer caretaker and God’s servant at Budd Creek Baptist Camp.  He would always say he was working for food.  He enjoyed carpentry, camping in Branson, and restoring his father’s 1978 Ford truck.

Visitation will be at Smith Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, Friday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m. followed by services at 2:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Concord Cemetery in Lonoke.  Services will be led by family friend Bobby Burns.  Pallbearers include Shannon Adams, Grant Adams, John Adams, Douglas Callihan, Timothy Callihan, and Landon Edwards.  Honorary pallbearers include Paul Weatherford, George Bajorek, and David Bryant.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to:

Hospice Home Care

Tribute of Life Foundation

2200 Bowman Road, Suite A

Little Rock, AR 72211

Arrangements by Smith Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.

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Visitation

Friday, March 25, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Smith Westbrook Funeral Home 404 West DeWitt Henry Drive Beebe, AR 72012

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 25, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Smith Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel

404 W Dewitt Henry Drive, Beebe, AR 72012

Smith Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel 404 West DeWitt Henry Drive Beebe, AR

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