Mrs. Peggy Sylvia White, age 72, of Westville, went to be with Her Lord on Sunday afternoon Feb. 9, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends at her home. She was born Feb. 19, 1941 in Bruce, to the late Madison David and Verlie Mae Rooks Bishop.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. White was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, the Rev. James Buford 'Pete' White and a granddaughter, Tammy Melissa Slaughter.
Mrs. White is survived by two sons, Robert White of Westville and Michael White and wife Debbie of Westville; four daughters, Diane Slaughter and husband Kenneth of Westville, Fay Reeves and husband Tommy of Groves, Texas, Anita Morrell of Baker and Juanita Anderson and husband Harold of Bonifay; two brothers, Paul Bishop and wife Barbara of Vernon and Glenn Bishop and wife Carol of Bruce; six sisters, Pat Ward of DeFuniak Springs, Janice Casey of Ebro, Earnie Czaplicki and husband Chick of Ft. Walton Beach, Pam Herring of DeFuniak Springs, Norma Cochran of Vernon and Teena Hartley and husband John of Live Oak; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
The entire family wishes to express their appreciation and love for the Marianna Covenant Hospice Team. Home Going services will be held Wednesday 2 p.m., Feb. 12, 2014 at First Assembly of God in DeFuniak Springs with the Rev. Tommy Moore and the Rev. Russell Pettis officiating. She will be laid to rest at Corinth Church Cemetery in Westville with Peel Funeral Home directing. She will be forever missed.