Virginia Griffith White

Published 10:00 am Monday, December 10, 2018

Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia Griffith White, 67, Mount Ol- ive and Jefferson Davis County, were held Nov. 24, 2018, 11 a.m. at Har- mony Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Olive. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pastor Demetrius Pitt- man officiated the servic- es. Reeves Funeral Home was in charge of the ar- rangements.

Mrs. White died at her residence Nov.19, 2018.

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Honorary pallbearers were Dewane Bass Sr, De- wane Bass Jr, Trey White, Charles White Jr., Ker- mit Malloy, Archie Grif- fith, James Ward, Jerome Brown and Christopher Holloway.

Pallbearers were Larry Griffith, Samuel Griffith, Ronnie Strickland, Antho- ny Griffith, Ronnie Grant and Monroe Strickland Jr.

Flower bearers were family and friends.

Mrs. White joined Harmony Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. She attended the Gray School, J. E. Johnson School and Carver Central High School, Collins.

After graduation she moved to California and attended Pasadena City College where she studied accounting and modeling.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Elizabeth Slater Griffith; son, Justin White; siblings, Lela Mae Ward, Vickie Payton, W. J. Griffith and four other siblings.

She is survived by her children, Charles White, Jr (Tina Hubbert), Hattiesburg, Melissa Bass (Dewane), Mount Olive; her siblings, Annie Wells Duarte, A. J. W. Griffith, Jeneva Phillips and Mary Young, all of Purvis, Wynella White, Prentiss, Louvella Haynes (L.D.), Taylorsville, Harolyn Brown (the late Jimmie Brown), Prentiss, Stella Griffith, Hattiesburg, Georgia Lee Simons, Jack- son; six grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.