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Mr. Jake Sim White, age 81, of Marianna, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at his residence on Miles Street with his family at his bedside.
Jake Sim White was born to the late Mr Leroy White and Beulah Godwin White on June 26, 1936. He is a graduate of Jackson County Training School-class of 1955.
He migrated to Dallas, Texas in the early 1960's where he joined his brother Theroy, his wife Mildred and family. He was an avid member of Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas. He was also a faithful member of the Men's Fellowship, where he served faithfully for many years.
During his time in Dallas, Jake was gainfully employed at Safeway, A & P, and later retired from Texas Instruments. There he remained until his recent illness, at which time he returned to Marianna, Florida.
He was joined in Holy Matrimony to his lovely wife Mary Wadsworth in 1962. They were married nearly 55 years. His greatest desire in life was to make sure that his wife always had the very best.
He is survived by his wife Mary Wadsworth White of Marianna, FL; special nieces: Kimberly Wadsworth and Linda White; sisters: Mamie Hill (Joe, deceased) of Quitman, MS and Annell Wilson (Leroy) of Marianna, FL; brothers: Colonel (R) Ulysses X. White (Mary, deceased) of Manassas, VA, Amos White (Delcena, deceased) of Miami, Florida, James C. White (Katherine) of Miramar, Florida and Theroy N. White (Mildred) of Dallas, Texas; aunts: Melissa Godwin Johnson (Tom, deceased) Rebecca Massenburg, (Simmon) and Curlee Russ (Eugene, deceased); sisters-in-law: Christine Wadsworth Johnson and Henrietta Wadsworth Page of Marianna, Florida; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.