Turn from evil and do good;

seek peace and pursue it.

~Psalm 34:14~

Jerry MacArthur White

June 25, 1943 – February 2, 2022

Jerry MacArthur White

Mr. Jerry MacArthur White, 78, of Osyka, MS, passed away at his home on February 2, 2022.

Mr. Jerry was born in Carbon Hill, AL and was the son of Cecil White and Christine Cox White. Jerry was a loving husband, pawpaw, and “Paw J’. He was a person who worked extremely hard, and loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He served our country in the United States Navy and his family was very proud of him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Karl White; one son, Michael White and one brother-in-law, Richard Ortner.

He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Denise White of Osyka, MS; daughters, Gina Mitchell (Pat), Michelle Durr, and Stacy Spinks (Bobby); son, Stephen Achord (Charlotte); bonus daughter, Carla Weeks and son-in-law, Errol Durr; three sisters, Patsy Burt (Darryl), Christie Ortner, and Shelia McKenny; six grandchildren, Blake Stewart (Anna), Michael Durr, Shelbi Durr, Jared Gordon, Brandon Johnson, and Lily Achord; two great-grandchildren, Piper Stewart and Baylor Stewart, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The family will have a memorial service announcement at a later date.

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Roger Dale “Doc” Anthony

April 05, 1948 – February 02, 2022


A resident of Loranger, LA, passed away on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. He was born April 5, 1948 in New Orleans, LA and was 73 years of age. He is survived by wife, Katherine Kreider Anthony; daugther, Laura Anthony Bates (Timothy); 2 sons, Roger Bryan Anthony (Melissa) and Kyle Anthony (Crystal); step-daughter, Jessica Parker (Jonathan); grandchildren, Lance Bates (Kortnie), Aubrey and Kylie Anthony, Levi Parker and Jonathan Hurst, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Kynlie and Cooper Bates. Preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Ridgedell Anthony; parents, Dale Anthony and Mildred Populis Anthony; sister, Sandy A. Younce (Buster); brother, Hank Anthony. Special thanks to Hospice Compassus for their excellent care. No services will be held. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit Flowers

James Phillip “Jamie” Bennett

September 01, 1977 – February 02, 2022

A resident of St. Helena Parish passed away on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 in St. Helena Parish. He was born September 1, 1977 in Hammond, LA and was 44 years of age. He is survived by his daughters, Savannah Bennett and Jamie Lynn Bennett; son, Gaige Bennett; 1 grandson on the way; parents, James Bennett and Regina Bennett; brother, Brian Bennett and wife, Melinda Bennett. Preceded in death by his sister, Amy Bennett; grandparents, Phillip Domiano and Marilyn Domiano Bentivegno and Thomas Bennett and Verlis Bennett. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 9:00AM until religious services at 1:00PM on Monday, February 7, 2022. Services conducted by Rev. David Cutrer. Interment Killian Chapel Cemetery, Amite, LA. For an online guestbook, visit


Feb. 4 – I Peter 4:8


Tomorrow is our “First Saturday” workday for our shoeboxes. Meet at the fellowship hall at 9:00. Bring a SNACK to share and a FRIEND. Get to know someone new to you. Learn more about the shoebox ministry. Get items ready for the next step.

David and I will be working there most of the day in case you want to drop by and help us prepare for tomorrow.

Anna Lee