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Alvie F. “Pete” White

funeral director at Picayune Funeral Home, Picayune, Mississippi, died November 13, 2011, at age 79. White was a graduate of the University of Mississippi at Oxford, received a master’s degree in education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master’s of divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He was ordained a Baptist minister and recently honored as deacon emeritus for his faithful service. He taught seventh-grade science for many years at Picayune Junior High and became a licensed funeral director after retiring from teaching. He worked at Picayune Funeral Home for 26 years. He also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He is survived by two nephews and a niece.