February 4, 2009
DETROIT — Lyda White, 87, died Feb. 2, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center–Tupelo. Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Chapel Grove East MB Church with Pastor Robert Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Aberdeen Chapel. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements. Ms. White was born Feb. 18, 1921. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Samuel, Austin, Millard, Willie H., Theota and Clarence White; and sister, Gertrude Moore. She is survived by her daughter, Sheral White; brother, Ronald White; and sisters, Virginia Smith, Tempie L. White and Florene Hill.