Prentis Leroy White
Prentis Leroy White, 76 of Newton, MS, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Residence in Newton, MS.Memorial services will be held at 2 PM, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Memorial Gardens in Meridian, MS. Newton County Funeral Home North, Hwy 15 North, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements 601-635-3200.
Mr. White was an avid lover of country music. He was a professional steel guitar player for over 60 years. He has played with Loretta Lynn, O.B. McClinton, Webb Pierce, Chrystal Gayle, & Wynn Stewart. He recorded a record called “Heartaches & Teardrops”. He played music 6 nights a week in local night spots such as Dixie Club, Confederate Inn, Sky View, Rock Hill, Eve Mar, LaCove, Cavalier Club, Dew Drop, Chandelier Club, & the V.F.W. & he made a name for himself while raising 3 children.
Survivors Include: Wife: Bonnie Pearson White, Newton, MS; Daughter: Cynthia Le Wheeler & husband Alvin, Beebe, AR; Son: Clement Joseph White & wife Samantha, Toomsuba, MS; Daughter: Memory Beth Berry & husband Clea, Quitman, MS; 3 Step Children : Gary, Cissie, & Chris; 1 Sister: Margaret Madison, Meridian, MS; 12 Grandchildren; 13 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great Great Grandchild; & a Lifetime Friend: Slim Hinton, Meridian, MS
Preceded in death by: Parents: Lena Johnson White & Ben White; Brother: W R Bud White; Sister: Shirley Brown
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