Published 12:00 am Friday, December 20, 2002


ST. JOSEPH Mary Evelyn White died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, in Winnsboro. She was 79.

A resident of St. Joseph, Mrs. White was a member of Maryland Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.

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Survivors include her husband, Cecil White of St. Joseph; two daughters, Cecilia Robertson of Vicksburg and Gloria Jean Mongan of Clear Lake, Texas; two sons, Jimmy Dale White and Robert Lee White, both of St. Joseph; a brother, Bobby L. Tarver of West Monroe, La.; a sister, Hazel Lohman of Houston, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Maryland Baptist Church in St. Joseph with the Revs. Kelly Clark and Howard Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Legion Memorial Cemetery in Newellton, La.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at Mulhearn Funeral Home in Winnsboro and from 1 p.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Dustin White, Tyler White, Jim White, Mike Vinson, Jack Morgan, Marshall Foster and Randy Barfield.


Services for Leon “Trainer” Williams Jr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert L. Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Rosary will be said at 6 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Williams died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at his home in Vicksburg. He was 61.

Mr. Williams was a 1959 graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic High School and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was an Army veteran, serving in Berlin. He was employed by Anderson-Tully and was a member of Tyner-Ford Post No. 213.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon Williams Sr. and Rosie Lee Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Helena Stewart Williams of Vicksburg; five sons, Marvin Williams and Stacy Williams, both of Atlanta, Leon Williams III and Gary Williams, both of Vicksburg, and Darrell Williams of New Orleans; two daughters, Pamela Williams and Tracey Lane, both of Vicksburg; a brother, Joseph Williams of Vicksburg; 20 grandchildren; and other relatives, including the Price and Sims families of Vicksburg.