August 17, 2008

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 17, 2008

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Shirley Nell White

Shirley Nell White died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at River Region Medical Center. She was 67.

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Born in Drew, Mrs. White had been a resident of Vicksburg for 42 years. She was a graduate of Delta State University and was among the first teachers hired at Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg campus. She was retired from Waterways Experiment Station and was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church.

Mrs. White was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Harrison.

She is survived by her husband, Morgan White of Vicksburg; two daughters, Angela K. White of Vicksburg and Jo Lynn White of Cave Creek, Ariz.; a brother, Jimmy Harrison of Anguilla; a sister, Juanita Lanier of Vicksburg; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and greatnephews. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Lee officiating. Burial will be at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Wayne Beard, Jerry Beard, Randy Hale, Kelly White, Lonnie Smith and Kenny Richardson.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village, P.O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060-0027.