Eleanor Cox Whitehead, 84, died Sunday, August 30, 2009.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Doctor James Drake will be presiding.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Mahlon A. Whitehead, Sr.
She is survived by her daughters, Janet W. Thompson and husband Tony of Scotland Neck and Denise W. Johnson and husband David of Rocky Mount; son, Mahlon A. Whitehead, Jr. and wife June of Scotland Neck; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck, P.O. Box 539, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or to Our Community Hospital Residents Activity Fund, c/o Margaret Overman, P.O. Box 405, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.