Glen Mack White 1941-2021
Funeral service for Glen Mack White, 79, of Sulphur Springs was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Myrtle Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Fred Morrow and Bro. David Cook officiating. Interment followed at Myrtle Springs Cemetery with Wes White, Ronnie Webber, Stan Fisher, Asher Dial, Bo Bratton and Shawn Poe serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Tate, Don Deaton, Buford Delk, Walt Mannon, Charles Simpson, Charlie Cain, Charlie Gardner, Mike Mahand and John Bradford. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at West Oaks Funeral Home.
Mack passed away Aug. 20, 2021 at his residence. He was born on Nov. 17, 1941 in Quitman, the son of Noble White and Artie Sanders White. He was a 1959 graduate of Quitman High School. After high school Mack attended East Texas State University where he graduated with a degree in business. He served his country in the United States Army. After being discharged from the Army he started his career in the insurance industry with the American General Insurance Company in Dallas. In 1974 he moved to Sulphur Springs where he would later become the owner of the Avinger McCorkle White Insurance Agency. Mack raised his family in Sulphur Springs where he was active in the community. He coached many youth baseball and softball teams and served in many organizations such as the Lions Club and Sulphur Springs Wildcat Booster Club. He was also a longtime member and deacon of Davis St. Baptist Church.
He married Edee Beck on June 10, 1998 in Wood County. Following his retirement Mack and Edee moved to Lake Quitman where he became an active member of Myrtle Springs Baptist Church. He spent his retirement years fishing on the lake he loved, spending time with family, and attending as many ballgames as possible. He loved to fish, and he loved sports. He loved the Dallas Cowboys and the Sulphur Springs Wildcats, but more than that he loved his family, his church and his God.
He is survived by wife, Edee White of Sulphur Springs; sons, Rodney Glen White and wife Wendy of Sulphur Springs and John Beck and wife Lynita of Mineola; daughters, Jami White Kammerman and husband Howard of Houston, Cindy Mannon and husband Walt of Sulphur Springs and Christy Poe and husband Shawn of Royce City; brother, Billy Wayne White of Quitman; grandchildren, Kami and Kenzi White, Kaia and Jase Kammerman, Brandy Fisher, Jennifer Bratton, Meredith Dial, Seth, Joey, Jacob, Denver, and Faith Beck, Erica, Eilish, and Erin Poe; and many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Jason Len White. Arrangements were under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com