David Whitehead



Okolona-David Milton Whitehead, 64, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at his residence in Okolona. David was born on September 16, l952 in Union County, Miss. to Milton Eugene Whitehead and Syble Swords Whitehead. He lived most of his adult life in Okolona where he worked as a master furniture manufacturer for several area furniture manufacturing facilities. A member of the Fredonia Baptist Church in Union Co., David enjoyed fishing and hunting in his earlier years and visiting with his friends and work associates. He was preceded in death by his parents and his former wife, Jeanette Forrester Whitehead.

There will be no public service. A private family service will be held at Ingomar Cemetery in Union County. Holland Funeral Directors/Cremations is assisting the family. Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net

David is survived by 4 sisters; Cheryl Hill (Ray) of Verona, Sally Simmons (Mac, deceased) of Shannon, Melba Stanford (Gary) of New Albany and Debbie Taylor (Steve) of New Albany and Jeanette’s children and their families who loved him and cared for him in his later years.