Mrs. Velma Juanita Whyte, age 89, of Bonifay, passed away June 10, 2013 at Bonifay Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 8, 1924 in Bradford, Ark., to the late Garland Payton and Golda Pearl Roebuck Washam.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Whyte was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Burns Whyte, Jr. and two sisters, Vita Washam, Anne Washam.
Mrs. Whyte is survived by two sisters-in-law, Min Stauch-Owen and Fredia Andrikite along with several nieces, nephews and friends.
A funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Peel Funeral Home Chapel in Bonifay, with Brother Bob Lee officiating. Family received friends one hour prior to service. A Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2013 at Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark, Ala., with interment in the Ewell Bible Baptist Church Cemetery.