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“Dear Whited Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and We are so very sadden by the lose of Roy. God Bless each and everyone of you and we...Read More »
1 of 48 | Posted by: Thurman & Debra Boatman & Family

“Seth and Mrs. Deb, We are sorry for what you are having to go through. No one should have to deal with that kind of pain and heartache. We keep you...Read More »
2 of 48 | Posted by: Chris, Amy, Riley and Andrew Hill

“I am so very sorry about Roy's untimely passing. My heart goes out to everyone. I know that Roy will be GREATLY missed. You are all in our...Read More »
3 of 48 | Posted by: Susan (Rapert) Welch

“Whited Family, we are so sorry for the loss of Roy. What a good man, father, and husband. You are all in our thoughts at this time. May you find...Read More »
4 of 48 | Posted by: Larry & Sharon Emison

“Dear Whited Family I just heard of the passing of Roy. I'm so sorry. If their is anything I can do just call. You will be in our prayers and thoughts...Read More »
5 of 48 | Posted by: Rickie Wooten

“Deb, We love you and are praying for you and Seth. Herman, Loretta, Brian and Belinda ”
6 of 48 | Posted by: The Robertson's

“Dear Beth - Old Friend - I am so very sorry for your loss. I lost my sister several years ago so I know what you are going through. From all your...Read More »
7 of 48 | Posted by: Robbye Magee

“Deb, I am so sorry for your loss of your son and your husband. I, too, lost a son, and I am deeply saddened by this new grief visited upon you. No...Read More »
8 of 48 | Posted by: Ginger Smith

“Dear Whited Family, Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. May God comfort & bless you during this time of sadness. ”
9 of 48 | Posted by: Robin, Carlotta Ashley & family

“Beth, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you be comforted by the happy...Read More »
10 of 48 | Posted by: Gail Shrum

“Leroy,Letha, and Family, I am so very sorry to read in the paper about Roy. I think of you often and remember looking forward to seeing you as I was...Read More »
11 of 48 | Posted by: Diane Chapman Counts

“Dear Deb and family, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, especially so soon after the recent loss of your son. You and your...Read More »
12 of 48 | Posted by: Terry Rogers Ramer

“Deb, just wanted to offer my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
13 of 48 | Posted by: Jeff Mathis

“Dear Deb, We are friends of Pam and Wes, but I feel we know you through them. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Prayers of peace and...Read More »
14 of 48 | Posted by: cathy despain

“Dear Aunt Letha, Uncle LeRoy, Danny, JoAnn, and Beth, It has been so many years since I've seen you all. I wish I could be there to tell you how much...Read More »
15 of 48 | Posted by: Charolette (Emmerich) Angle

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 48 | Posted by: Rayburn, Judy, and Stacy Faulkner

“I am so sorry hear about your loss, You and your family are in our prayers. I have alway heard good things from my dad about Roy, I hope that you...Read More »
17 of 48 | Posted by: Lanny & Linda Helm, Sonja Terrell & Family

“Deb, I can't express how sorry Paige and I are to hear of your loss. I always enjoyed the little time I was fortunate enough to spend in Roy's...Read More »
18 of 48 | Posted by: Rick & Paige Wimberley

“Dear Whited Family, We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Les & Hollie Goodson ”
19 of 48 | Posted by: Les

“Deb, Seth & Family, I'm so sorry to hear to about the passing of Roy. Prayers or with you & your family. With our deepest sympathy, Richard & Cindy...Read More »
20 of 48 | Posted by: Richard & Cindy Holiman

“The Whited family,I am so sorry for your loss. MY heart goes out to you. ”
21 of 48 | Posted by: Phyllis McElhaney

“Deb, Seth, and family; I am so sorry for your loss. If I can do anything to help your family, you know where to find me. Deb, you are a very strong...Read More »
22 of 48 | Posted by: Cindy Hannah

“Beth and Family, I send my condolences to you with a deep feeling of sympathy. I will certainly keep the family in my prayers. ”
23 of 48 | Posted by: Lloyd Huskey

“Dear Beth, I am so sorry to hear this news. My prayers are with you and your family. Call me anytime. ”
24 of 48 | Posted by: Denise Hester

“Beth, I probably will not be able to come to the visitation or the funeral. My thoughts will be with you. I know it seems hard now, but believe me...Read More »
25 of 48 | Posted by: Bobbie Diamond

“Beth, you are in my prayers, you and your family. I am so sorry to hear of your lost. I will certainly keep you and family lifted up in my prayers,...Read More »
26 of 48 | Posted by: Lonzetta

“Dear Whited Family, I was saddened to hear of Roy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. With deepest sympathy, Ashley Harmon ”
27 of 48 | Posted by: Ashley Harmon, MD

“Beth and Family, So sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family ”
28 of 48 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Williams

“Steve and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Beth. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family. With deepest...Read More »
29 of 48 | Posted by: Steve and Nancy Sparks

“Deb & Seth, I can't even begin to finds words to let you know how sorry we are for your loss. I wish we could comfort you in some way. Please know...Read More »
30 of 48 | Posted by: Tony & Janet Miles

“Deb and Seth; I do not have the words to express my sorrow at your recent losses. My prayers and those of my family are being raised to God even now...Read More »
31 of 48 | Posted by: Scott Wallace

“We are so sorry to hear of Roy's passing. We are praying for all of you and will continue to in the days and weeks ahead. Please know that you are...Read More »
32 of 48 | Posted by: Terry, Marla and Whitney Lewis

“Deb, At times like these we wonder why things like this happen. But just like Job, God will bring you through this. Roy is with Zach now. You are...Read More »
33 of 48 | Posted by: nicole holland

“We're sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless your family & keep you all strong! ”
34 of 48 | Posted by: Kevin Guiltner & Family

“Deb and family: Our deepest sympathy to you all at this very difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you now and in...Read More »
35 of 48 | Posted by: Danny and Beth Qualls

“Deb, I'm so sorry. Please know that you are in my thought and prayers. ”
36 of 48 | Posted by: Pam Barnes Essary

“Joanne & family, Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of you. You are in my prayers. I am hear if you need anything. ”
37 of 48 | Posted by: Marsha Elrod - Acxiom

“Roy was a dear friend to my father and an excellent pilot. I am truly sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
38 of 48 | Posted by: Amber Jay Harmon

“Deb, we love you, you & your family have been in our thoughts and prayers daily. ”
39 of 48 | Posted by: amy&nicole

“Deb and Seth, there is nothing at a time like this that anyone can say to ease the pain. Roy was a wonderful father, person and a dear friend. He...Read More »
40 of 48 | Posted by: Gail Doles

“Deb: I can't even imagine what you must be feeling at this time. I just wanted you to know that your in my thoughts. Lynn ”
41 of 48 | Posted by: Lynn Sitz

“Deb, Seth and family, We wnated you to know how sorry we were to hear about Roy. He was a very kind and loving man. He will be missed greatly! You...Read More »
42 of 48 | Posted by: Patrick & Leah Welch & Family

“Whited Family We are thinking and praying for you during this time. Roy was a wonderful friend. His love for his family showed on this face when he...Read More »
43 of 48 | Posted by: Mark, Janet, Jered, Jamie Rolland

“Dear Whited Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort and bless you during this time of sadness...Read More »
44 of 48 | Posted by: Pam, Stahr & Lorene Mangrum

“I am so sorry to hear the news. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Roy and my brother, Tom, spent some time together as youngsters (Danny and I...Read More »
45 of 48 | Posted by: Mike Cornish

“Dear Debra, I know that there are no words that I can write to ease your pain and grief. There is no way that I can understand how you feel and...Read More »
46 of 48 | Posted by: Ricky & Kelly Cornish

“Dear Uncle LeROy, Aunt Letha, Danny, JoAnn and Beth, We are all so saddened about Roy's passing. I know that you all must be broken hearted. I...Read More »
47 of 48 | Posted by: Ricky & Kelly Cornish and family

“I'm so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your family and bless you all. ”
48 of 48 | Posted by: Fred Quandt


Roy M. Whited, 55 of Monette died Saturday, February 24, at the Baptist East in Memphis.
Born in Jonesboro on June 16, 1951. He was owner and operator of Whited Flying Service and Whited Farm, a US Marine Veteran serving in Vietnam and of the Baptist belief. He was also a member of the Active Future Farmers of America, Ducks Unlimited, Active Wildlife Preservation, Arkansas Agriculture Aviation Association, National Agriculture Aviation Association, Manila Pilot Association.

Roy deeply loved his wife and two sons. He was well know for his kind heart, gentle nature and his generosity to others. He would always go the extra mile to help anyone in need. His sense of humor was a delight to anyone around him.

He was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Aaron Whited in December of 2006.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Wallace Whited; a son, Seth Whited both of the home; his parents, Leroy and Letha Cornish Whited of Monette; one brother, Dan Whited of Jonesboro; two sisters, Beth Whited Thompson of Monette and Joanne Whited Branscum of Little Rock and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 AM at the Monette First Baptist Church with Rev. Rusty Byrd officiating with burial following at Monette Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.

Honored to serve as active pallbearers are Bob Cornish, Chris Pierce, Pee Wee Gathright,
Steve Bright, Bill Craig, Gary Angelo, J.C. Helms, Jack Gathright, Ben Smithee,
Mitchell Davis, Darrell Craft, Ray Chestnut, Kevin Wimberley, Bryan Rose, Donnie Tilton, Ricky Williams, Brandon Martin, Benny Martin, Brown Lacy, Jim Woodard, David Justus, Tommy Justus, Kim Inboden, Ken Dotes, Tyler Cornish, Mike Lowery, Ron Moss, Todd Emison, Shelby Cleghorn, Walt Wood, Allen Finch, Danny Finch

The family will receive friends at the Monette First Baptist Church on Monday, February 26, from 6:00 PM to 8.00 PM.

Lasting memorials may be sent to Zach Whited Buffalo Island Central FFA Scholarship Fund or NEA Clinic Charity Foundation or Duck Unlimited or Monette First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

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