Photography

Mrs. Altamese Delores White

December 7, 2022
Read more about the life story of Mrs. Altamese and share your memory.    

Obituary

Altamese Delores (McLeod) White affectionately known as “Mimi” of Tampa, FL passed away on Wednesday, December 07, 2022. The visitation will be held Friday, December 16, 2022, 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301N.Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at Living in Victory Church, 1603 E. Bloomingdale Ave. Valrico, FL 33596, with Bishop M.B. Jefferson, Officiating, Eric Williams, and Nikki Gregory. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. MASK RECOMMENDED.  

Altamese Delores was born January 17, 1938, to the late Mitchell “Mitch” McLeod and Daisy Mae Wilder in Tampa, FL. She attended grade school at Dunbar Elementary. An avid basketball player, she played right guard position throughout her time at Carver Jr. High and Middleton Sr. High. She also found her love for music while playing the Obie in Middleton Sr. High School Tiger’s Marching Band. Upon graduation, she attended and graduated from Tampa Bay Cosmetology. After many successful years, styling clients, she embarked on the adventure of life. Marrying the late Zachariah J. White and traveling the world through the United States Airforce with deployments in international and domestic locations. Her greatest accomplishment was the title of mother to her 4 children, Nedra, Carol, Zachary, and Mark. The matriarch of the family, she was the mother to us all; often keeping her grandchildren and great-grandchildren very close. After emptying the nest, she navigated a second career with Eastern airlines and G.T.E/Verizon for the next 20 years. During this time, her anointing for the gospel continued to thrive where she dedicated her time to the ministry. Even up until her last days, she was constantly enjoying praise and worship.    

She was preceded in death by: her parents; father, Mitchell McLeod.; mother, Daisy Mae Wilder McLeod; brothers, Ernest McLeod, and Alvin McLeod; sisters, Cora Lee Owens, Elizabeth Brown, and Alma Ammons; uncle, Dan Wilder; nephew, Earl White; great niece, Yolanda Streeter; cousins, Daniel Wilder Jr., John Wilder, Douglas Wilder, and Chester Wilder; grandson, Matthew White; great-grandson Marqueas (Papi) Williams; and daughter-in-law, Tonya White.  

 

She leaves to cherish her memories: children, Nedra (Charles), Carol, Zachary, and Mark; grandchildren, Robert, Reginald, Tiffaney, Ashley, Morgan, Kaniche, Jonathan, Kiana, Jordan, Kenyari, Kaleb, Jalen, and Tristen; great grandchildren, Melannie, Jarius, Jamarcus, Mekiyana, Jasmine, Marqueas, Reginald, Ya’Riyah, Trinity, Cobe, and Tailynn; great-great grandchildren, Sophia, Nathan, and Hakeem; nephew, Ernest; niece, Daisy; great nephews, Warren, Andre, and Karl; great nieces, Wanda, Tracy, and  Kim; great grandnieces, Christina, and Giana; and a host of other sorrowing nieces, nephews, family, and friends.  

 

Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners.

www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
December 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Funeral Service
Monday
December 19, 2022

10:00 AM
Living in Victory Church
1603 E. Bloomingdale Ave
Valrico, FL 33596

Interment
Monday
December 19, 2022

Orange Hill Cemetery
4900 E. Chelsea Street
Tampa, FL 33610

Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event
profile

In Loving Memory Of

Mrs. Altamese White

December 31, 1969-December 7, 2022




Look inside to read what others
have shared

Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event

profile

In Loving Memory Of

Mrs. Altamese White

December 31, 1969-December 7, 2022




Look inside to read what others have shared


Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


SHARE OBITUARY

© 2023 Ray Williams Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility