(RANBURNE) Funeral services for Wendell "Duck" White, 69, of Ranburne will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Old Hopewell Baptist Church with the Revs. Lewis Cushion and Lanice White officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
Mr. White died Thursday, Oct. 4, at his residence.
Mr. White was born April 8, 1943, the son of William Bill and Polly Ann Benefield White. He was retired from Douglas-Lomasson as a hoist line operator. He was a Baptist by faith.
Mr. White is survived by his two daughters, Donna Akins of Woodland and Misty (husband Chad) Loveless of Mt. Zion, Ga.; a special friend, Letha Sheppard of Wedowee; one sister, Mildred Whitman of Ranburne; one brother, Burl White of Roopville, Ga.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Amanda Joan White; and five brothers Kirby, Harold, Horace, Curtis and Gene White.
Pallbearers will be Larry Wayne Nicholson, Terry White, Harold Hembree, Andy Sheppard, Don Sheppard, Danny Deese and Richard White.
The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee, on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5-8 p.m. The body will lie in state at the church two hours before services.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.