Pauline Hughes Whitehead

Published 4:54 pm Monday, August 9, 2021

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Pauline Hughes Whitehead, 92, of Hampton, passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was born March 6, 1929 in Bakersville, N.C., to the late Waites and Geneva McKinney Hughes. She had lived in Tennessee most of her life.
Pauline was a member of Simerly Creek Fellowship Believers Church. She loved to work in her garden, flowers and loved to sew.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Narvel Whitehead; a son, Calvin Whitehead; and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Angie Matice and husband Lee, Walterboro, S.C.; a son, Alvin Whitehead, Elizabethton; one granddaughter, Bethany Isaacs; a twin sister, Olene Arrowood and Myrtle Thomas, both of Bakersville, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Shirley Whitehead; and several nieces and nephews.
The graveside service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, August 12, in the Whitehead Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Whitehead officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home for the excellent care she received during her stay there. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Whitehead family.

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