Thomas Lee White

August 1, 1935 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 84)


Thomas Lee White, age 84, of Calmer passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in El Dorado, at Life Touch Hospice House. He was born August 1, 1935 in Cleveland County, the son of the late Virgil and Ada Gracie White. He was retired from the AHTD and he also worked for Glover Taylor. He was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He loved to fish and deer hunt. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Elton and Russell White one sister, Pat Smith and his nephew Gary White.

He is survived by his Mary F. White of 59 years. They were married on September 9, 1960. He is also survived by a brother James White (Brenda) of Rison, nieces and nephews, Tina (Rob) Pierce, Chris and Breanna Pierce, Tony (Angie) White, Evan and Emma White, Sandy Smith, Mike (Sherry) Smith, Brett, Jake and Sidney Smith, Rusty (Kristi) White, Blake, Hunter and Cody White, Johnny, Theresa and Rebecca White, and a special brother-in-law Bill Smith.

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020 at Buie Funeral Home in Rison.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Enon Cemetery with Bro. Ethan Holder and Bro. Charles Woolley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Owen Rushing, Billy Rex Morrison, Mark Morrison, Johnny Owen, Vernon Hankins, Rex White, Dewayne Tooke and Andy Evans.

Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church or your favorite charity.

Due to COVID-19, please be aware, as per state orders, there will be a limit of 50 guests at any given time for the visitation, all guests over age 10 must wear a face covering.

Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870) 325-6216. 

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May 29, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Buie Funeral Home
302 Main Street
Rison, AR 71665

Graveside Service
May 30, 2020

10:30 AM
Enon Cemetery
Highway 63
Rye, AR 71665

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