Obituary: Benton McMillion Whitehead Jr.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Benton McMillion Whitehead Jr., 69, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in St. Thomas Hospital.

Mr. Whitehead was a native of Marshall County. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benton Whitehead Sr. and Bettie Florence Cozart Whitehead, and daughter, Carol Ann Whitehead.

He is survived by his sons, Timothy Whitehead of Canada and David Whitehead of Lewisburg; and siblings, Ruby Calahan, James Whitehead, and Jake Whitehead, all of Lewisburg.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 17, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with Arthur Payne officiating, followed by burial in the Isley Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Mark Whitehead, Mike Whitehead, Billy Joe Chilton, Travis Holder, Odie Whitehead Jr., and Darrell Davis.