Leona Whitehead

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Leona Janice Whitehead, 82, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2001, at Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter, Mo.

She was born July 29, 1919, at Morley, Mo., the daughter of William Elic Bailey and Lula Johnson Bailey. She married Leroy Wendell Whitehead at Bernie, Mo., on Sept. 14, 1940. He died Feb. 3, 1995.

She was a homemaker and a member of the North End Baptist Church at Mt. Morris, Mich.

She is survived by two daughters, Janet Ogelvie of Bernie, Mo., and Sandra Whitehead of Bullhead City, Ariz.; a son, Terry Whitehead of Linden, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters, a son, five brothers and a grandson.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie, with the Rev. Joe Ogelvie officiating.

Burial will be at the Bernie Cemetery.