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“Donna Margaret, Shelby, Ms. Virginia, Ann & Gil, I am saddened to hear of Ms. June's passing. I just saw it on the internet as I don't get the...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Renee Decker - Bastrop, LA

2 of 15 | Posted by: ASHLEY BASS - WEST MONROE, LA

“June and Warren gave me some of the happiest memories of my life with their amazing Fourth of July gatherings. June always had a kind word and a hug...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Claire Peyton McElvaney - Raleigh, NC

“To the White Family, Our thoughts are with all of you today as you lay to rest your special loved one. She was a grand Lady and will be missed by so...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Janice Faulkenbury Reynolds - LA

“To all the White Family: My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Mrs. June and Mr. Warren were great people! Patricia...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Patricia Roberson - Shreveport, LA

“Some of my fondest memories of growing up in Mer Rouge involve the kidness of the White family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Al Blackwell - Dallas, TX

“Shelby & Family, I was sorry to hear about the passing of your mother this morning and would like to express my condolences. You and your...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: George Robertson - Lafayette, LA

“Gibson and I are thinking of you all today. We will miss June. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Sims - Madison, MS

“JoLynn and family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and heaven. May God comfort you as only He can. Thanks for the lovely photo of your mom. ...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon wallace - bastrop, LA

“Shelby, Unfortunately I can not say I know your family and have only been to Mer Rouge once in my life for your father's funeral, but I am thankful...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Greg Stutes - Lafayette, LA

“I will always remember June as a true Southern lady.... beautiful in all ways. My deepest sympathy to the family. Beverly Tolar ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Beverly Tolar - AR

“Dear Donna, JoLynn and family- i was so sorry to hear about your mom and know that she is in a much better place now. I know the days ahead will be...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: cheryl grigson - monroe, LA

“Dear Jo Lynn, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Craig Freeman - Pryor, OK

“Dear Shelby, Donna & Family, You know how I feel about this--I'm extremely saddened by your Mom's passing away. Ya'll probably don't remember that I...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Joe R. White, Jr. - Haughton, LA

“Miss June, I will miss your always-cheerful smile on the hall at Oak Woods. Family, we're all so sad, but "Glory to God," as Pop would say, that she...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Molly & Ray Glath - Richmond, TX

June Bacon White
Cox Funeral Home
Bastrop, Louisiana

June Bacon White died at the age of 85 on Friday, May 1st, 2009 at the Oak Woods Home for the Elderly in Mer Rouge, Louisiana. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, May 3rd, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home in Bastrop, Louisiana. Graveside services are scheduled for Monday, May 4th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Oak Ridge Episcopal Cemetery with Reverends Ramon Warren and Sam Emanuel officiating.

Mrs. White was born June 6, 1923 to George Donald and Lurline Hopkins Bacon of Mer Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated from Mer Rouge High School, attended Brenau College in Gainsville, Georgia and graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge with a Bachelor of Music degree. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.

Mrs. White married her late husband Warren Shelby White, Jr. on October 17th, 1947. They lived their entire married life of 58 years in Mer Rouge, Louisiana.

"Miss June" as she was affectionately known, was a member of Mer Rouge Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

Mrs White was a devoted mother of four. She is survived by her three daughters Jo Lynn Stampley of Monroe, Louisiana, Becky Williams of Nashville, Tennessee, Donna McAdams and her husband, Johnny of Mer Rouge; one son, W. Shelby White III and his wife, Sandy of Lafayette, Louisiana; seven grandchildren John Nelson McAdams and his wife, Karen, Sarah Beth McAdams, Hilary Williams, Holly Williams, Anna White, Rachel White, and Adam White; one great-grandchild, Ian Michael McAdams; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband Warren Shelby White, Jr.; sisters, Elaine Bacon Brodnax and Donna Bacon Rodgers; brother, George Donald Bacon, Jr. and a grandson, William Warren Wallace.

Serving as pallbearers will be Dixon Abell, Dickie Blackwell, Win Brandon, Bob Erle Clark, William Hayden, Michael McAdams, Dr. Allen Spires, and Gil White.

Honorary pallbearers are Elton Kennedy, Virgil McKoin, Bill Morrow, and John Spires.

The family would like to especially thank the entire staff at Oak Woods for their tireless care and support of "Miss June".

For those who wish memorials may be made to the Oak Woods Home for the Elderly or the Methodist Children's Home in Ruston, Louisiana.


Funeral Home
Cox Funeral Home
200 E Noble St Oak Grove, LA 71263
Tel. (318) 428-3263