Mrs. Gladys T. White, 85, of Batesville, MS, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Mrs. White was born on June 13, 1933 in Pontotoc, MS to The Late Lillian Jones Tutor and Wiley Allen Tutor. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church near Batesville. Mrs. White was a wonderful cook who spent her life sharing her love of cooking with others as a restaurant owner. She loved flower and gardening, but what brought her the most joy was her family whom she loved dearly.
Mrs. White leaves behind her loving family which includes her four daughters, Beth Fleener (Ed) of Horn Lake, MS, Charlotte Bannon (Chuck) of Nesbit, MS, Kathie Rutherford of Pope, MS, and Johnnie Shields of Courtland, MS; three sons, Jerry White (Anne) of Tampa, FL, Steve White (Jeannett) of Teasdale, and Rodney White of Sardis, MS; thirteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lois Edward White; her son, Edward Dale White; and her parents.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019, at 11am in the chapel of Dickins Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on Monday from 10am until service time at 11am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Enon Baptist Church.
Dickins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.