In Memoriam
Mike  O.  White
Sequoyah  High School ~ Student 1960s

     PHILADELPHIA, Ms --  Capt. Mike O. White , 63, of Choctaw, died Wednesday, October 7, 2009, at Neshoba County General Hospital. 

Services:  Saturday, October 10, 2009, 10 AM @ Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment:  Holy Rosary Cemetery. Officiating:  Father Bob Goodyear.

    He was a native of Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he attended  Sequoyah High School  (Class of 1966) and had been a resident of Neshoba County since 1991. He was serving as veteran coordinator for Miss. Band of Choctaw Indians. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Capt. White served in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam and in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm. 

    Survivors include his wife of 40 years,  Gloria Tubby White  (Seq. Cls '66) of Choctaw; daughters, Michelle White Graham and her husband, Michael of Picayune, and Sherri White Ferguson of Philadelphia; granddaughter, Brittany Ferguson of Birmingham, AL; step-granddaughter, Justina Graham of Collinsville; step-grandson, Joshua Graham of Collinsville; sisters: Vivian Nesheim of Little Rock, AR, Mary Lou Ballard of Muskogee, OK, and Julia Adams  (Seq. Cls '70) of Oklahoma City, OK; brothers, Douglas Colbert of Denver, CO, and Otho Adams of Oklahoma City, OK; and numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.