Janie J White

October 21, 1948 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 73)

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Janie J. White, 73, transitioned on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at her home in Water Valley, MS.

Janie Johnson White was born October 21, 1948 to  James William Johnson and Deolar Woodard Johnson. She departed this life November 6, 2021.
 She accepted Christ at an early age uniting with Union Hill CME Church where she served faithfully as a Missionary member, Sunday School Superintendent and Choir member. She often sang her favorite song "I Want Jesus to Walk Around My Bedside."
Janie attended the Davidson High School. She was employed 26 years at big Yank/WV manufacturing and 20 years at YGH. She loved family gatherings, going on vacation and most of all, she enjoyed her grandchildren whom she affectionately called "my babies."
Janie was married to the late Winston "Duke" White, Jr. and was the mother of 7 children.  She has 14 grandchildren and 5 great grand children. One grandson, Reginald Johnson, preceded her in death.
Celebrating her life is her children: Dorothy Johnson, Denetha White, Rodney (Liticia) White, Lawanda White, Ardrell White, Travis (Angelica) White and Lee Ann White and a special grandson/caregiver, Jaryn Gooch, nine brothers: Bobby R. Caldwell, James E. Johnson, Otis T. Johnson, David Johnson, Carl Johnson, Henry (Linda) Johnson, Johnnie Johnson, Lynden Johnson and Keith (Wanda) Johnson, nine sisters: Annie Jenkins, Betty Rucker, Delia Shaw, Shirley Johnson, Marilyn Brooks, Robbie (Leslie) Lantern, Gloria (Marcell) Walls, Alecia (Irvin) Hines, and Bonita (Earnest) Hayes, sister-in-law, Linda K. Johnson and brother-in-law, Will Robertson, Jr.  a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband,  her grandson, one sister, Juldine Robertson, and five brothers: Willie, Robert and William Johnson, Melvin and Maurice Chambers and her step-mother, Georgia Ella Johnson, also preceded her in death.

Walk-through Visitation will be Friday, November 12, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel, Water Valley, MS.

Services will be Saturday, November 13, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Great Sanders Chapel M.B. Church, 206 CR 220, Water Valley, MS.

Serenity- Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley, MS is in charge of arrangements.

Walk-Through Visitation

November 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home – Water Valley
206 Martin Street
Water Valley, MS

Funeral Service

November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Great Sanders Chapel M.B. Church
206 County Road 220
Water Valley, MS 38965


Union Hill C.M.E. Church
3630 County Road 225
Water Valley, MS 38965

1 thought on “Janie J White”

  1. Dear White family, I’m sorry for your loss and you have my deepest condolences. The loss of a loved one brings great pain and sorrow but you can gain comfort from Gods word the Bible. Acts 24:15 says “There is going to be a resurrection” so you can see your dear loved one again. A promise from our loving Heavenly Father. I hope this was a source of encouragement for the family.


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