Gene Edwin White, 82, of McGehee, AR passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, AR. Mr. White was born March 4, 1936 in Warren, AR to the late James Ebb and Sally Starnes White. He was the Pastor at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Dewitt, AR for ten years. He also was the owner and operator of White’s Grocery in McGehee, AR for thirty years. He served in the United States Army and the U. S. Air Force.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Lance White and grandson Josh Cummings.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Robbie Crutchfield White; daughter, Pam (Freddie) Cummings of McGehee, AR; brother, James White of Dermott, AR; sisters, Katherine Garner of Plano, TX, Patricia Landers of Sherwood, AR, Joyce Hall of Sherwood, AR, and Mary Morton of Morrilton, AR; granddaughters, Whitney (Travis) Caudell and Sydney Cummings; great-grandchildren, Ava Caudell, Cooper Caudell and Lynley Grace Caudell.
Visitation will be 3-5 pm Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Sunday, June 3, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in McGehee, AR with Rev. Tim Landers and Rev. David Bush officiating. Burial will follow at McGehee Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, C/O, Pam Carver, 6137 Hwy 153, Dewitt, AR 72042.