Margie Cora Jones White

December 20, 1928 – January 9, 2021

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Margie Cora Jones White, age 92, of Pontotoc, Mississippi passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, at her home surrounded by her children.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Antioch Freewill Baptist Church cemetery, Toccopola, Mississippi.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Baldwin Tutor Funeral Home, Pontotoc, MS

Ms. White was born December 20, 1928 in Sarepta, MS, the daughter of the late Jessie N. and Sarah Elizabeth Brown Jones.

Ms. White was a member of West Heights Baptist Church,  Pontotoc, MS.  She was  a devoted wife, mother,  grandmotherand great grandmother.  She enjoyed reading, watching TV, sitting on patio watching the birds and visiting with her children.

A strong woman with an even stronger work ethic retired from the Pontotoc WalMart in July 1999.

Those left to cherish her memory include her two daughters, Gilda Merriman of Sardis, MS and Susie Jobe (Lin) of Pontotoc, MS. Three sons – Tim White (Peggy) of Thaxton, MS, Larry White (Melinda) of Pelahatchie, MS and Mickey White of Pontotoc, MS.  Grandchildren left to cherish her memory include Kim M. Sheley (Craig), T.J. White (Jill), Andy Barlow (Faye), Randy Barlow (Angel), Justin White, and Nathan Rainer.  Great grandchildren include Taylor Sheley, D. C. Sheley, Lela White and Delilah White. Sister, Artilene Tutor and brother, Winford Jones.

In  addition to her husband (Garney White) and her parents, Ms. White was preceded in death by one sister, Lotus Lantrip, and 6 brothers –  Leslie Jones, Jessie W. Jones, Paul W. Jones, Wilburn Cortez Jones, James Q. Jones, Cecil E. Jones and 4 infant siblings.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Antioch Freewill Baptist Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 301, Toccopola, MS 38874 or charity of donor’s choice.

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