Cover photo for Ronnie Lowell White Sr.'s Obituary
Ronnie Lowell White Sr. Profile Photo
1940 Ronnie 2023

Ronnie Lowell White Sr.

May 1, 1940 — January 3, 2023

Funeral Services will be held 1:00PM Friday 1/6/23 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton, MS. The Graveside/Committal Services will be held at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel instead of Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton. Visitation will be 6:00PM until 8:00PM Thursday 1/5/23 and 8:00AM until 1:00PM Friday 1/6/23 at Oliver Funeral Home. Mr. Ronnie Lowell White, Sr., age 82 passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. He was the son of Jessie Lowell White and Margaret Iona White. He was born on May 1, 1940 in Webster County, MS. After graduation from Eupora High School, Ronnie and his father owned and operated White & Son Service Station in Eupora, MS. After his father’s death in 1964, Ronnie was accepted into the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol Training School. Upon completion he was assigned to patrol in Quitman County, MS. In 1964 the Highway Patrol assigned Ronnie and four other troopers to enforce narcotic laws in the state of MS. He was assigned to work and train with the New Orleans, LA Narcotics Unit. After returning from New Orleans, he was assigned to Leflore County, MS. In 1973 the Mississippi Legislature formed the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Ronnie was given the opportunity to continue drug investigation with the new unit. He chose to stay with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division. In 1986 Ronnie was promoted to the rank of Captain and was assigned to supervise Troop D in Greenwood, MS where he supervised ten counties in patrol activity. After retiring from the Highway Patrol in 1992, Ronnie was hired as Chief of Police at Greenwood, MS where he served until 2005. After retiring from Greenwood Police Department he served as Carroll County and Webster County Chancery Court Bailiff for several years. Ronnie graduated from Louisiana State University Law Enforcement Institute, Baton Rouge, LA; FBI National Academy Quantico, VA; and University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Enforcement Supervisory Training. From 1987 until 2014 Ronnie also enjoyed his Brangus cattle operation. Ronnie was the President of the Mississippi Chapter of the FBI National Academy. He was a member of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Association; the Mississippi Chief of Police Association; the National Association of Auto Theft; the Greenwood Rotary Club; the Carrollton and Eupora Lions Club. Ronnie served as a deacon of Carrollton Baptist Church and Director of Carrollton Baptist Brotherhood. Ronnie is survived by his wife; Judy Dell Mitchell White, Eupora, MS, three daughters; Debbie White, Louisville, MS, Dawn Franklin McBee, Grenwood, MS, and Lisa Mitchell (John) Hays, Hazelhurst, MS, two sons; Ronnie L. (Sheila) White, Jr., Starkville, MS and Mark (Paula) Burns, Stewart, MS, three sisters; Marjorie (Billy) Nabors, Meridian, MS, Nora Carroll, Eupora, MS, and Sara (Raymond) Hitt, Eupora, MS, six grandchildren; Ronnie L. White III, James W. (Paige) White, Malcolm (Bailey) McBee, David (Dena) Hays, Daniel Hays, and Mitchell (Madison) Burns, and six great grandchildren; Channing and Salem White, Thomas McBee, Carter Dinning and Noah and Emma Burns and his special caretaker; Monique Hall. He was preceded in death by his parents; Jessie and Margaret White, his first wife; Dorothy Latham White, his second wife; Dorothy Carol White, his son-in-law; Dudley McBee and his grandson; Miles McBee. Funeral Services were held 1:00PM Friday 1/6/23 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora, MS. With burial in Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton, MS. Rev. Travis Gray and Rev. Johnny Lollar officiated. The family asks that Memorials be directed to First Baptist Church, Eupora, MS or Carrollton Baptist Church, Carrollton, MS
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronnie Lowell White Sr., please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree