Harold LLoyd White
February 20, 1935 – November 8, 2019
Harold L. White was born on February 20, 1935, the fifth of eight children, in Summit, Mississippi to his devoted parents, James White Sr. and Geraldine White. He united with the Sweet Home Baptist Church, Summit, MS, under the pastorate of Rev. A.D. McCray and accepted Jesus Christ at an early age and became a dedicated worker in Sunday School. While in high school at Pike County Agricultural High School, Magnolia, Mississippi, Harold showed an artistic drawing talent, received honor roll achievement and graduated as class valedictorian. He later pursued his technical and business administrative background and attended Crane Junior College, Voss Business College and Illinois Institute of Technology. Harold served two years in the U.S. Army and at the request of his late sister Helen Martin and brother-in-law (Otis Martin), he relocated to Chicago, IL. He continued to worship in several local churches remaining active in Christian Education at West Point Baptist Church, appointed as a Trustee at the Miracle House of Prayer and a member of the Male Chorus and Mighty Men of Valor. Harold met his future wife, Zetta in 1972 while vacationing in Jamaica. After Zetta relocated to Canada they united in holy matrimony in 1973 in Chicago, IL. God blessed Harold and Zetta with their only child Andrea in 1975. Harold’s employment included, working in administration for the City of Chicago and the Federal Government; fifteen years utilizing his architectural and office space planning skills as an Assistant Building Superintendent and Building Service Manager for the American Bar Association; twelve years for a senior citizen agency assigned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In November, 2017, Harold and Zetta relocated to Lancaster, TX to be closer to their daughter and three grandchildren, Everett J Monroe (EJ), Dallas Collins and Gabrielle Collins. They both joined Covenant Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Kevin Rodgers. Harold was a faithful member and served with the Christian Education Ministry. He was dedicated to his family and join passing family members: William Nash (B. 1865) & Eliza Halpin Nash (B. 1876) (great-grandparents); Willie Nash Jr. & Eula Crossley Nash (grandparents); James A. White Sr. & Geraldine Nash White (parents); Helen M (Otis) White Martin (sister); James (Juanita) White Jr. (brother); Bertha Harlan (Wilbur) (sister) Harold leaves to celebrate his life: Zetta A White (loving wife); Andrea White (loving daughter); three sisters: Emily (Arthur-dec’d) Gardner, Lawton, OK, Yvonne (Lawrence-dec’d) McMorris, Lawton, OK and Bobbie (Andrew-dec’d) Key, Gary, IN; three grandchildren: Everett “EJ” Monroe, Dallas Collins, Gabrielle Collins all of Dallas, TX. His extended family includes nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, neighbors, church family and god-daughter Sabrina Jacobs. The family of Harold L White would like to thank each and every one of you for your words of comfort, acts of kindness and support during our bereavement. May Gods’ love and guidance be with you always.
- Visitation Monday, November 18, 2019
- Memorial Service Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Harold LLoyd White
November 12, 2019
I will always cherish the times I spent visiting with Mr Harold White in Chicago, IL and in Lancaster, TX. Mr White has always been a respectful, Godly and strong man with very high standards. I became better man by associating myself with him over the years. He will be missed greatly. I will always cherish the memories.