Wilbur Preston White, 79, of Hazlehurst, died Thursday, October 30, 2008 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation will be 5pm-9pm Friday at Bethel Baptist Church. Services will be 10am Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. White was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Preston White and Vergie Mae Bailey White; on sister, Loyce Irene White; and one grandchild, Mackenzie Dwayne White.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Faye Collins White; two sons, Elbert Lee White and wife Debby and Randy Preston White and wife Mytra; three daughters, Peggy Jean White Taylor and husband Eddie, Kathy Faye White Tagert and husband Steven, and Karen Denise White Rhodes and husband Jerry, all of Hazlehurst; two sisters, Shirley White Nations of Hazlehurst and Joyce I. White of Bourg, LA; He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.