Emma Bibb~White Memorial

In Loving Memory


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Emma Bibb White

March 10, 1884 ~ April 27, 1972


Mrs. Emma White, 88, died Thursday, April 27 at Community Methodist Hospital.

Born in Greene County, March 10, 1884 to James Fletcher and Martha Angeline Howton Bibb, she was the second of nine children.

Survivors include her husband, Luther White, one son, Wm. Gene White, Paragould, six daughters, Mrs. Ruth Shoopman, Mrs. Selma Highfill, Miss Alvie White and Mrs. Dorothy Smith all of Paragould. Mrs. Bernice Holland, Buckner, Mo., and Mrs. Geraldine Bentz, Batesville, one brother, Ervy Bibb, Paragould and one sister, Lona Kinman of Trumann, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Mrs. White was preceded in death by two infant children, Stella and Telfair, her parents and six brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Griffin Memorial United Methodist Church with Reverand J. Albert Gatlin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens with Mitchell Funeral Home in charge.

Friends may call at the funeral home.


I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone

When I come to the river at the ending of day
When the last winds of sorrow have blown
There'll be somebody waiting to show me the way I won't have to cross Jordan alone   Often times I'm forsaken and weary and sad, When it seems that my friends have all gone; Thee is one tho't that cheers me and makes my heart glad, I won't have to cross Jordan alone.

Tho' the billows of sorrow and trouble may sweep, Christ the Savior will care for His own; Till the end of the journey, my soul He will keep, I won't have to cross Jordan alone.

I won't have to cross Jordan alone. Jesus died for my sins to atone; When the darkness I see, He'll be waiting for me,

I won't have to cross Jordan alone.