2017-01-19 / Obituaries


Mary Alice White, 76, of Grove Hill passed away Jan. 17, 2017 at the University Alabama Birmingham (UAB) in Birmingham.

She was born Jan. 16, 1941 to Wintry and Sybil White. She was a  member of Ulcanush Baptist Church in Coffeeville. She was a 37-year veteran of the teaching profession at various schools in Mobile and Clarke counties. She retired from the Clarke County Board of Education. She was a member of Alabama Forestry Association, the Land Owner’s Association, 4-H and was a partner in White Farms.

Survivors include her only sister, Vivian White Paul, Grove Hill and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service Friday, Jan. 20 at Ulcanush Baptist Church with Revs. Jesse Griffith and Holden Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Ulcanush Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Benny C. “Bug” Tarleton, Dylan Robertson, Shayne Hennis, Shannon Hennis, McCual Hennis, Sawyer Hennis, Chad Hennis and Trey Hennis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Pruitt, Bridgett Mason, Alma Chapman, Jeanette Byrd, Annie Lou Horn, Grace Presnall, Ethel Leslie and her fellow teachers.

While flowers are welcome, donations may be made to the Ulcanush Baptist Church, P.O. Box 277, Coffeeville, AL 36524.

 Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomegrovehill.com.   

Lathan Funeral Home of Grove Hill will direct.


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