Eddie Samuel White, Jr., 71, of Bernie, Mo., died Thursday, June 17, 2004, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center North in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Born Sept. 17, 1932, in Friars Point, Miss., son of the late Eddie Samuel, Sr. and Emma Peterson White, he was a member of the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Malden.
Survivors include two sons, Danny Johnson, of Carbondale, Ill. and Eddie Smith, of Malden; one daughter, Delores Wilkins, of Bernie; seven step-children; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Eddie Samuel White, III; three sisters, Odessa Collins, Perry Bell Thornton and Mary Robinson; two brothers, Odis and Alex Christmas and his step-father, James Willis.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 26, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Perkins officiating.
Burial will follow at the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.