Josie Lee Green White, 86, a lifelong resident of New Iberia, LA and native of St. Landy Parish, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 11, 2021 at 11:44 A. M. surrounded by loved ones at her residence.
Viewing and visitation will be observed on Saturday March 20, 2021 from 7:00 AM until 9:30 AM at the Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church 321 Center Street New Iberia, LA 70560. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing both at Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church & St. Edwards Catholic Church). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM at St. Edwards Catholic Church 175 Ambassador W Lemelle Drive New Iberia, LA 70560. Burial will follow funeral services in the St. Edwards Catholic Church Cemetery. Services will be accessible by viewing the Jones Funeral Home, Inc. Facebook Page at 10:00 A. M. on Saturday March 20, 2021.
Memories of Josie will forever remain in the hearts of her children, Glen (Jackie) White and Warren (Henry) White, Paula (Van Ray) Davis, Dedreal Clay, Elizabeth Barlow and Dorothy White all of New Iberia, LA; brother, Clarence Green of Baytown, TX; sisters, Dorothy Celestine and Audrey Castex both of New Iberia, LA and Rose (Willie Russell) Bridges of Fayetteville, NC; fourteen grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren; god-children, Connie Savoy, Keith James, and Latoya Savoy, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Josie Lee was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Jones White; her parents, Clarence and Beatrice Pickens Green; three grandchildren, Paul Mack Barlow, Mack Paul Barlow, and Monique Celestine White; a sister, Helen James; a son-in-law, Julius Clay; niece, Lenora Norris; god-children, Ronald James and Chris Broussard.
Active Pallbearers will be TreVonta Barlow, Broderick Miller, Gateson Celestine, Tremel Castex, Phil White, and Kenneth Castex.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Glen White, Sr., Warren White, Gregory White, Glen White, Jr., Van Ray Davis, Clarence Green, Christian Druilhet, Diamond Eugene, Dedrick Eugene and Alfonso White.
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