Dateline: November 13, 2008

Mack Oliver "Bud" White, 71, died Thursday, November 6, 2008, in Amarillo. Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 8, 2008, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood, Pastor, and Don Stone, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Bud was born January 1, 1937, in Clarksville to Robert Austin and Rittie Louise Heald White. He married Betty Bilderback on August 24, 1955, in Amarillo. He and Betty had enjoyed spending time with TEAM Kids. He also taught Sunday school at Martin, Perryton, and Clarendon. He was a member of Promise Keepers and the Outpost Coffee Club. He was a Godly man who loved helping people. He also enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. He loved the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He also enjoyed the LOL Ranch. He loved to work with equipment and was great at doing it. He was the best husband to Betty. He was a wonderful daddy, papa, brother, and friend. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon where he served as a Deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, R.A. and Louise White; a grandson-in-law, Terry Campbell.

Survivors include his wife, Betty of Clarendon; three daughters, Daphne Littlefield and husband Ricky of Beaver, Okla., Freda Holland and husband John of Clarendon, and Tammy Smith of Altus, Okla.; three sisters, Joyce Neal of Clarendon, Jane Hall of Holland, and Charlene Mills of Gladewater; six grandchildren, Katricia Lee, Shanna Gregg and husband Clayton, Shelly Blum and husband Dustin, Sarah Campbell, Lynnze Bradley and husband Ryan, and Kanee Kuhn; nine great grandchildren, Daniel Lee, Blake Lee, Emilee Blum, Chance Gregg, Carly Blum, Cade Gregg, Brayden Bradley, Kaleb Blum, and Lilyann Gregg.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Olivia’s Angels c/o BSA Hospice in Amarillo, First Baptist Church in Clarendon, or The Gideons International.




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