James White

Obituary
  • "He was my Coach. He taught me how to catch. He would say..."
    - Allen W. Garcia
  • "The love of my life.You will be sadly missed. wife Helen"
    - Helen White
  • "A great man he was, my tennis tennis teacher so many..."
    - Wendy Godwin
  • "Coach White thank you for teaching me discipline as a great..."
    - Deborah Sims
  • "Mrs White it was a pleasure meeting you and Mr White in..."
    - Sonja Lattier

James White

December 19, 1935

March 2, 2014

SHREVEPORT, LA - James White, 78, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on March 2nd, 2014.

James was born in Port Gibson, MS on December 19th 1935 to the union of the late Thelma Starks and the late Charles White.

He accepted Christ at an early age and was later a member of Mangum United Methodist Church. He graduated from Southern University in 1961 and earned a Master's in Construction from Northwestern University in 1970.

He moved to Shreveport, LA in 1963 and started a career as an educator, football and tennis coach.

He was a compassionate and dedicated educator until his retirement in 1991. He will truly be missed by his loving wife, children, and the many other lives that he touched throughout his life.

Cherished memories; wife Helen White; one daughter Gretchen Collins (Andrew); two sons; Mark White(Bridgett); Corey White (Kimberly); six grandchildren, Colby Christopher Collins, Kyle Alexander Collins, Jonathan Keith White; Madison Elizabeth White; Harper Skye White; Scarlett Steele White; two stepchildren Ramoutalaye Scroggins (Michael); Samuel Clark (Maggie); two sisters, Carolyn Thornton, Port Gibson, Mississippi, Eva Washington (Richard), and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on March 8th 2014 at Winnfield Funeral Home on 3701 Hollywood Ave; Shreveport, LA 71109. There will be open visitation at the funeral home from 12:00 PM to 7:00PM on Friday March 7th 2014.



Winnfield Funeral Home - Shreveport, LA (318) 631-0203



Funeral Home
Winnfield Funeral Home- Shreveport
3701 HOLLYWOOD AVE. SHREVEPORT, LA 71109-8007
318-631-0203
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Published in Shreveport Times on Mar. 7, 2014
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