Jackie I. Wilhite

2 August , 193610 September , 2019

Services for Mr. Jackie Ivan Wilhite will begin with a Visitation between 1 PM to 2:00 PM within the State Room of Hill Crest Funeral Home, Haughton, LA, on Thursday, September 12, 2019. A Graveside Funeral Service will follow at 2:30 PM, within Hill Crest Memorial Park.

Jackie was born on August 2, 1936, to Gladys Beard Wilhite and Julius Benton Wilhite, Sr., in Arcadia, LA. Later he graduated from Lake Providence High School. Shortly after Jackie met Patricia Thigpen and they were married in 1958 and enjoyed over 61 years of Marriage.

Jackie spent the majority of his working career, in Retail Sales, and spent years at the Sears Outlet Store in Ruston, LA eventually taking ownership of the franchise. Later, after a short retirement the family moved to Haughton and he went to work for his brother at Wilhite Electric, until he ultimately retired.

Preceding Mr. Wilhite in death were: his parents; one son, Steven; 3 brothers; and 1 sister.

Left to cherish his memory are: his wife, Patricia Wilhite; sons: Kenneth (& Sara) Wilhite, Ronald (& Sharon) Wilhite; grandchildren: Andy Wilhite, Aaron Wilhite, Cole Wilhite, Claire Wilhite, Hannah Wilhite, Olivia Wilhite; and numerous nephews and nieces.


  • Julius Benton Wilhite, Father (deceased)
  • Gladys Ethel Beard, Mother (deceased)
  • Patricia "Pat" Wilhite, Wife
  • Kenneth (& Sara) Wilhite, Son
  • Ronald (& Sharon) Wilhite, Son
  • Andy Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Aaron Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Cole Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Claire Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Hannah Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Olivia Wilhite, Grandchild
  • Mr. Wilhite also leave to cherish his memory numerous nephews and nieces,


  • Visitation Thursday, 12 September , 2019
  • A Graveside Service Thursday, 12 September , 2019


Jackie I. Wilhite

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Tamra Steward

13 September 2019

So sorry to hear about Jackie. I started working with him in 1979 at Sears Catalog Store in Oak Grove. He was a sweet man. He was always making us laugh! I will be praying for all the family and friends.

Mary Lou Housr

12 September 2019

Pat and Family
I was saddened to hear of Jackie’s death. I will always remember him for his kindness. May God Bless you all in this sad time.

lisa grubbs

12 September 2019

Mr. Wilhite will be missed. He was the sweetest man and when he saw you he always gave you a hug. I will miss him. Pat i am sorry for your loss if you need anything please let me know.

Lisa Grubbs