Linda White

December 15, 1951 - September 12, 2020

Linda White, 68, of Double Bayou, died Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was born on December 15, 1951, to Annie Murl Hill and Albert Smith in Anahuac, Texas. 

Linda will be remembered by her family for her strength and love as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Memories of her cornbread dressing, dancing to her favorite songs on the jukebox, and fondness of her December birthday parties at Double Bayou Community Building, will always bring smiles to the faces of all who adored her. In her younger years, she was a free spirit with a contagious laugh that won the hearts of many friends and colleagues, including those from Brown and Root with whom she worked for more than 20 years. Linda was a member of St. Paul United Methodist church, where she taught bible school, served as church treasurer, and celebrated her faith through song in the choir. She was passionate about her home improvements, and loved sewing, playing the piano, and seeing new places through travels with her family. Her greatest joy though in most recent years was being “Mimi” to her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, through whom her legacy will live on forever.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Albert & Annie Smith; brothers, Tommie Smith, Albert Smith, Jr.; grandson, Christian Todd Albert White. Her love and memories will forever remain in the hearts of her husband of 48 years, Mayes White of Double Bayou; daughter, Chandra Black of Beaumont, TX; sons, Milton Todd White and his wife Dianne of Double Bayou; Mayes Milton White, Jr. of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Kamryn & Braylin Black of Beaumont, Celeste LeAnn White (DeMarcus) of Anahuac, Josiah White-Sutton of Killeen, TX; great-grandchildren, Christian Layne White, Ryder Slade Alfred White, Nikolai Agapito White of Anahuac; brothers, John Wayne Smith of Wallisville, TX; Richard Smith (Linda) of Anahuac; sister, Susie Lewis of Anahuac; mother in law, Theresa White of Beaumont; sister in laws, Linda Valyan of Beaumont, TX, Carolyn White of Houston, TX and Betty Isadore (Ernie) of Beaumont, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.     

A gathering of Mrs. White’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 336 Church Road, Anahuac, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Martha Godfrey Cemetery, Double Bayou.  

Church capacity during service is limited to 40 people. The family is coordinating the list of those attending the service. All other visitors may pay their respects during visitation from 9-11am. Masks are required when entering the church. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Coronavirus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control:

Martha Godfrey Cemetery

Martha Godfrey Cemetery
  • church st. double bayou tx 77514

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 338 church rd double bayou tx 77514
  • 09/26/2020
  • 11:00 am

A Gathering of Mrs. White's Family and Friends

A Gathering of Mrs. White's Family and Friends
  • 338 church rd. double bayou tx 77514
  • 09/26/2020
  • 4:26 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
  • 2000 mcfaddin avenue beaumont tx 77701

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Dorothy Ehieze

Condolences to the family

Bobbie Russell

So sorry for your loss. Lift up your eyes to God and He will see you through.

Eva White

Linda will be missed, so so sorry for your loss

Linda and Leon Jackson Jr

We will cherish all our memories of Linda and will be praying for confort and strength in the days ahead. Love to the family❤

Errol Lockhart

My prayer is that God will give you comfort during this time of bereavement. Blessings to all!

Ron Hopkins

Prayers for family

Grsce Rivon

My condolence to the family.

Jo Ann Patillo

Such a beautiful person, always kind and encouraging. She will be missed. Sending my prayers to her family.

Julia & Trudie

Deepest Condolences to the Family. Linda was such a beautiful sweet spirit. She had a warm smile and such a gentle way. Rest well Linda.

Deltra M Moore

Dear M white family..... It is with great sadness to tell you how I feel at this time..I have lost a good friend .. I know god will heal your heavy hearts ,Give it all to him ,trust him and watch what happen . I Love you guys and will miss her dearly .I will be praying for you and your family

Anthony Rodriguez

Oh how much I love when she called me butterballs. The memories I had with my grandmother will always be cherished and the love and positivity she always expressed will be remembered.

Lydia Carrington

Condolences to the Linda Smith White family. Prayers of comfort are being said during your time of bereavement. R. I. P. Louise, Gwen, A. Ray , and Lydia Carrington.

Mary Green

Mayes I am so sorry for your loss. I remember meeting your mom years ago before you even moved in next door to me. She had come by to check on your house. I believe she had one of her grand daughters with her. She was so friendly and kind and we talked about Beaumont and Anahuac. Because I met her before meeting you I knew I was going to have an awesome next door neighbor (I wish you were still there). Please share my condolences with all who love her. Mary

Vanessa Carrington

My sincere heartfelt condolences to You all! Your memories will last forever ,keep the Faith!

Donnie and Donna Standley

We are so very sorry for your loss - We’ll be praying for you as God comforts Linda’s family and friends.

Karen Kirkwood

Sending prayers and condolences to the family in their time of sorry

Charlene Russell

Continues prayers for you all that God will give you each the strength and courage to get through this is your own way. Love you all.

Glenda and Robert Hamilton

Linda's smile lit up the room with her beauty. She was a wonderful and sweet woman with an Awesome personality. Our condolences, prayers and hugs to all family

Stacie Braxton-Holmes

May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. She will be missed.

Theresa Williams-McNeal

Sending my condolences and prayers to entire White family

Vickie Lewis

So sorry for you loss, She was a beautiful Lady in spirit and body

Muriel King

Praying for the family

Trula Garner

The family HAVE my prayers and blessings


Mayes, my sincere condolences. My prayers are with you and family.

Sharlotte King

Cuz, I will forever remember your smile and laughter. You were a true blessing from above. We will always hold memories of you and our family reunions deep in our hearts. You will be truly missed but never forgotten.

Sandra Glover

To my beautiful cousin. I truly miss you already. I looked forward to conversations when we called each other. We had just talked on the Tuesday before you passed, it's still hard to wrap my mind around loosing you. R.I.P. cuz. Love You .

Sharlotte King

My beautiful cousin. I will forever remember your smile and laughter. You are truly missed already. Praying and asking God to give your family strength during this time of grevience. Love you and you will forever be in my heart.

Willie Dickerson

My condolences to the family. I'm grateful I got a chance to talk to her 3 months ago during the loss of our mother. Lean on God and each other to help you cope with the pain and grief and cherish the beautiful memories you have with her.

Anne Martin

I send my sincere condolences to family and friends. Linda was a friend and co-worker at Brown & Root. We shared many laughs through our time spent there. I treasure her friendship throughout the years that followed. I know she will be truly missed by all that knew her.

Brandt Edwards

My sincere condolences to Linda's family. She was a lovely lady I was honored to know.

Raymond & Mollie Rivon

Condolences to the family

Walter Jackson

Heartfelt condolences going up for the entire Linda Smith White family. May God wrap his loving arms of around each of you to bring much comfort to you all during your time of bereavement. Linda was a kind hearted lady that wore a "smile" that could light up any room she was in, she always treated people with the spirit of hospitality and never met a stranger. Prayers of comfort, strength, and encouragement going up for the entire family in the name of Jesus. She's paved the way through her life as being a Christ like example for the entire family, take confidence in knowing that you'll see her again by living your best life for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Larry & Jo Ann Finnels

Our sincere condolences to Linda's family. She was a lovely lady.

Danny and Tami Thomas

We will continue to pray for Linda’s family. We loved her and can’t believe she isn’t here with us but know she is with her Lord. We will miss her but take comfort knowing she is home.


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