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Mel Whitehead

Mel Whitehead

Wednesday, November 26th, 1930 - Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Mr. Mevel ‘Mel’ Lee Whitehead, Jr., age 88, of Dover, Tennessee, passed away, Sunday, January 27, 2019 at his home. He was born, November 26, 1930 in Blytheville, Arkansas, son of Mevel Lee Whitehead, Sr. and Nell Faye Lunsford Whitehead. Mr. Whitehead served in the United States Army, and was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War. He retired from American Airlines and together with his wife, attended the Ft. Donelson Memorial United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Parrish. Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years, Mary Esther Gibbs Whitehead, son, Rex Whitehead, Phoenix, Arizona, daughter, Rhonda Gentle, Lakeland, Florida, grandson, Anthony Peters, Lakeland, Florida, and sister, Carolyn Lee, Tiptonville, Tennessee.
The funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Anglin Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Webster officiating. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Monday, January 28, and from 11:00 am until the time of service on Tuesday. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements are entrusted to Anglin Funeral Home, Dover, Tennessee.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 28th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 28th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Anglin Funeral Home
    Address
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Anglin Funeral Home
    Address
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Anglin Funeral Home
    Address
    402 Donelson Pkwy.
    Dover, TN 37058
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    Officiant
    Robert Webster
  • Interment

    Location
    Hillcrest Cemetery
    Address
    201 Rose Dr.
    Dover, TN 37058
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Karin LeMay

Posted at 10:09pm
Prayers, Sympathy and Thoughts are with Mrs. Whitehead, daughter, son and all other family and friends.
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Ronnie Powell

Posted at 08:41pm
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My condolences for your loss. Many good memories of American Airlines, Memphis

Ronnie Powell
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The Scott Family

Posted at 07:03am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. Wish we were with you in person - we're walking with you in spirit.

Diane, Michael & Ryan
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Posted at 08:08pm
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
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