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May 29, 2019

Funeral services for Lester J. White, 86, of Jonesville, LA will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Mayna Church of God at 11 am with Bro. Lloyd Trisler and Bro Joey Pepmiller officiating. Interment will follow at Palo Alto Cemetery, Mayna, LA, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home -Jonesville.
Lester White was born on Tuesday, March 21, 1933 in Mayna, LA. and passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Rapides Regional Medical Center.  He was a resident of Jonesville and a devoted member of Mayna Church of God where he served for many years. Mr. White was an avid cattleman even working with his cattle in the last month of his life. He could often be found fishing and hunting. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-granddaughters.  
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest J. White and Edith Runnels White; one great-granddaughter, Dylan Faith Wiley; one sister, Clara “Sis” White; and seven brothers, Clerel, Virgie, Boo Boo, Luther, Norman, David and Robert Owen White.
Mr. White is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alyne White; daughter, Clara Wiley and husband Jerry; son, James White and wife Sandy; daughter, Rhonda Wilson and husband Kyle; four grandchildren, Jason Wiley and wife Alecia, Jeremy Wiley, Jack Little and wife Jimmie Jo and Evan White; five great-granddaughters, Katelyn Wiley, Ashlyn Wiley, Cameron Wiley, Savannah Little and Audrey Little.
Pallbearers will be Jason Wiley, Jeremy Wiley, Jack Little, Evan White, Jerry Wiley, Kyle Wilson and Bill Wiley. 
Honorary Pallbearers will be his nephews, Jackie McNeely, Glenn McNeely, Shelby Trisler and Joe Ivey. 
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the caregivers at the Columns and to the care team at Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Medical ICU.
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