Dorothy Chilton Whitehead

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Dorothy Chilton Whitehead

Mrs. Dorothy Chilton Whitehead, 85, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at NHC Oakwood.

Mrs. Whitehead was a native of Marshall County, a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmett and Mamie Brewer Chilton; husband, Odie Whitehead, Sr.; sister, Kaaren Shirley; and son, Ronnie Whitehead.

She is survived by five sons, Odie Whitehead, Jr., William Whitehead, Bobby Lee Whitehead, and Donnie Whitehead, all of Lewisburg, and Billy Whitehead of Sanger, Calif.; three daughters, Flossie Mae Whitehead and Pauline Whitehead, both of Lewisburg, and Trish Whitehead of Rockvale; sister, Mary Frances Chilton of Lewisburg; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 5, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with Bill Taylor officiating, followed by burial in Whorley Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Benton "Sonny" Whitehead, James Whitehead, Jake Whitehead, Blake Whitehead, Jimmy Whitehead, and Josh Wright.