Graveside services for Mrs. Whitehead will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Dan Milliken officiating. Family will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Whitehead, 89, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. A native of Axton, Va., she was the daughter of the late Oscar F. and Elsie C. Burnette Barker. She was also preceded in death by seven siblings, son-in-law, Aaron Keen, and a great-granddaughter, Ella Faith Saunders. Mrs. Whitehead retired as a private duty nurse, and was also a member of the Baptist Church.
Mrs. Whitehead is survived by her daughter, Debbie W. Keen of Lebanon; sons, David Allen Whitehead and his wife Cathy of Huntsville, Ala., and Douglas Wayne Whitehead of Lebanon; brothers, Robert and Boyd Barker both of Axton, Va.; sister, Viola Compton of Martinsville, Va.; grandchildren, Beth Saunders of Murfreesboro, Sarah W. Perry of Huntsville, Ala., Betsy Smith of Birmingham, Ala. and Brian Whitehead of Virginia; and four great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.