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Merigold Cemetery
Tuesday October 25th, 2016
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Glenda Faye White

CLEVELAND - Glenda Faye Leverett White, age 69, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday October 21, 2016 at the Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, MS. 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Bishop Delbert Dean will officiate the service.

Faye was born on March 09, 1947 one of 15 Children to Howard and Annie (Stewart) Leverett, Sr. in Minter City, MS.  She was raised as a share cropper’s daughter whose family moved around a lot for work. She met and moved to Cleveland with her husband and they had 4 children. Faye loved to garden, cross stitch, cook, sing and sew. She loved having fun on Facebook with her sisters. Faye loved her family and friends and was loved by them. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Faye was preceded in death by her parents--Howard Cluff Leverett, Sr and Annie Louise Stewart Leverett, son--Johnny Carroll White, Jr., brother--Thomas Earl Leverett, sister--Mary Eleanor Thomasson,  brother--Howard Cluff Leverett, Jr., brother--Charles Edward Leverett, sister--Lucille Costilow, sister--Elizabeth Anne Leverett, sister Ruby Mae Leverett and her brother Howard Cecil Leverett.

Faye is survived by her Son, Daniel Lee White of Ocean Springs, MS. Daughter, Renann Mechalle Horne of Cleveland, MS. Daughter, Melissa Faye Rhodes of Idaho Falls, ID.  Sister, Juanita Southerland of Memphis, TN.  Sister, Minnie Pearl Henry of Memphis, TN.  Sister, Nora Gladys Young of Sardis, MS.  Sister, Virginia Louise Flippo of Sardis, MS.  Brother, John Allen Leverett of Arkabutla, MS.  Sister, Anne Marie Beam of Eldorado, CA. Grandchildren--Johnny Carroll White, III, Jessica Nicole Beck, Heather Marie White, Tiffany Danielle Contreras, Regina Laci Horne, Jared Benjamin Nicholas Horne, Katrina Faylene Horne, Jakob Conner Rhodes, Caleb Austin Rhodes, Aliyah Kinsey Rhodes, Lyndsey Mareyah Rhodes, Brevan Parker Rhodes,  Aidan Cooper Rhodes and 14 Great-Grandchildren. She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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I only knew Faye by playing FarmVille on FB but she really enjoyed playing and even though we never really chatted she seemed to be a very quite and nice person and I did like her a lot and always helped her as often in play as much as I could. She will be missed.

Rebecca Richburg Oct 28 2016 12:00 AM

Mechalle, please know that I'll be praying for you and your family as you face this time without her physical presence,but know that she is with you always. What an incredible legacy you she leaves in you and your girls!

Brenda Ellis Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM

Such a beautiful and loving women. You will be miss so much . Love you , Marion

Marion Sumrall Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

Love my sissy so much, fly with the angels my love. You will be missed a lot. Thank you for all the great memories, When you would read the bible in our bed with us, Rock me in mamas rocking chair when I was scared from the storms. Help me get ready for school and combing my curly hair with out hurting to much. I have lots more but hard to write them all down, but I will never forget them. Mostly thanks for the last two weeks of your life with the hugs kisses and prayers and the many I love you Pee Wee so very much. always in my heart Faye

Anne Marie Beam Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

Faye will be missed by all of her Facebook friends. May she walk with angels and enjoy the home The Father has prepared for her. Prayers for the family.

Lillian Sundelin-Carruth Oct 24 2016 12:00 AM

youve been Knowing me for a long time since i was a little girl . you are going to be missed .

Niece Reena noble Oct 22 2016 12:00 AM

im sorry for your loss. God Bless.

Mack Flananagan Oct 22 2016 12:00 AM

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