Mrs. Edna Mae Turner Whitehead age 81, of Winfield, passed away on Sunday evening, September 17 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
She was a remarkable woman with extraordinary determination and strength. She attended Eastside Baptist Church.
Mrs. Whitehead is predeceased by her daughters Lela Whitehead, Vanessa Whitehead and son Dennis Whitehead. Her parents, Herman and Edna Hall Turner, 2 brothers, Eugene Turner and Willie Turner of Tuscaloosa.
Her memory will forever be treasured by her husband of 67 years, IJ Whitehead; her children, Patricia Trull (Ken) Charleston, SC, Wanda Goudeau (Bill) Byron, Georgia; 5 grand-children, William Trull (Katie) Charleston, SC, Meredith Green ( Chad) Tuscaloosa, Crystal Shirey (Oliver) Birmingham, Taylor Whitehead, Sumiton and Jayson Whitehead, Guin; 10 great-grandchildren, Kaley Trull, Elayna McElroy, Carmen Trull, Ethan Green, Abby Green, Noah Green, Isabella Green, Lilah Green, Noah Shirey, and Charlie Shirey; 2 sisters, Catherine Haynes, Gulf Shores and Judy Chance, Bay Minette.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm on Wednesday in the chapel of Bowen Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 1:00 pm. Billy Goudeau, son-in-law of Mrs. Whitehead will officiate.
Mrs. Whitehead will be laid to rest at West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win. Ethan Green, Noah Green, Taylor Whitehead, Jayson Whitehead, James Bates, and Chad Green will serve as pallbearers.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield has the privilege of being entrusted with Mrs. Whitehead's arrangements.