Jerry Wayne White

June 13, 1932November 29, 2018

Sikeston – Jerry Wayne White, age 86, passed away on November 29, 2018, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. He was born June 13, 1932 in Sikeston, MO. to the late Charlie and Nancy Turner White. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Miner, MO. where he served as a deacon, Superintendent and a member of the church choir. He also enjoyed his work as a trustee for Central States Baptist Youth Camp, the Masons and the Shriners. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for thirteen years and owned and operated Jerry White Construction Company until his retirement. In 1954 in Sikeston, MO. he married Nina “Pat” White, who preceded him in death on November 19, 2013. Survivors include two daughters, Debbie White Pollack of Sikeston, MO. and Beth Ann Rzonca of Creve Couer, MO.; one son, Jody White of Swansea, IL.; daughter-in-law, Stephanie White; two sons-in-law, Jamie Pollock and Henry Rzonca; six grandchildren, Andrew Rzonca, Claire Rzonca, Rachael and AJ Vanover, James Pollock, Madeline White and Ben White; one cousin, Rose Marie Parker; and dearest friend, Kim Montjoy. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Miner, MO., where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with Bro. John Tarter, pastor of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston, MO. Pallbearers will be Anthony Angle, Steve Dixon, Harold Allred, Mike Hall, Mark Williams and Ben Britt. Honorary pallbearers will be the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School class. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Central States Baptist Youth Camp, in care of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 223, Sikeston, Mo. 63801.

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  • Visitation Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Sheila and Wilbur Gillespie

December 15, 2018

Oh my, to Mr. White:
Family and Friends you all have me and my family condolences in your time of sorrow. I know Mr. White, got his wings. He was one of a kind. My heart is so full I just don’t have the words my family felt for Mr. White. You are not alone.🙏

P.S. Sheila Gillespie, I was his neighbor that moved a few years ago. We loved them I didn’t know.❤️

Kelly Lomax

December 2, 2018

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Sorrow for the loss of your Dad and Grandpa. Jerry was a kind and loving man who who be missed on this earth by many. Heart felt sympathy to all who loved and knew him.

Rest in Peace Uncle Jerry.