Funeral services for Ernie T. "Jackie" White will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at 4 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. Don McCormick with interment following at Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. today (Friday, Oct. 14, 2011) at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Jackie was born Sept. 18, 1930 in Fordyce, Arkansas and entered into rest Oct. 13, 2011 in Minden. She was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and retired from AT&T formerly South Central Bell Telephone Company.
Her first husband, Homer D. Acklen; second husband, Herbert C. "Buddy" White; and brothers, J. R. Cubage and Richard Thornton preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Charley Homer Acklen of Minden; daughters, Debra Acklen of Richmond, Virginia and Janice Alexander of Minden; sisters, Frances A. White of Minden and Ruby Vance of W. Monroe; brothers, Kenneth Thornton of N. Little Rock, Arkansas, Bobby Thornton and Marion Thornton of Fordyce, Arkansas; grandchildren, Jeremy and Tiffani Patterson, Matt and Brittany Alexander, Spencer and Kelly Farmer; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be DeHaan Thornton, Brett Vance, Lane Vance, Steve White, Jeremy Patterson and Doyle Tony.