Louis Whitehead

Published 4:37 pm Monday, May 1, 2017

Louis Whitehead, 80, of Hampton, passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017, at his residence with his family by his side.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Henry A. and Lucy Morton Whitehead.
Louis was a 1955 graduate of Hampton High School and attended East Tennessee State College. He served in the United States Army and was a retired Tool & Die Maker. He was a member and Deacon of Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Narvel Whitehead; two sisters, Crystal Johnson and Hazel Malone; and two infant brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dale Roberts Whitehead; three children, Vickie Whitehead Jenkins, Deltona, Fla., Lisa Whitehead Blackburn and husband Dana, and Greg Whitehead and wife Celena, all of Hampton; five grandchildren, Allison and Kayla Jenkins, Stone Hutchinson, Kelli Blackburn and Louis Seth Whitehead; a brother, Ed Whitehead and wife Shirley, Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Louis Whitehead will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with his son, Pastor Greg Whitehead, officiating. Music will be provided by his granddaughter, Kayla Jenkins. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, in the Whitehead Cemetery with Pastor Troy Davis officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, will be Willie Morgan, Mike Hill, Malone Hill, Joe Vance, Stone Hutchinson, Zane Blevins and Danny Winters. Honorary pallbearers will be his church family, friends and neighbors. Military Honors will be provided by the Carter County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website: www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Whitehead family.

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