Funeral services for Lional E. Whitehead, 83, of Wayside will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Greenville. He died on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital -North MS in Oxford. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Lional was born in Meridian, MS on December 3, 1939 to Clinton and Viva Whitehead.
Lional loved watching football and having coffee with his buddies! And he loved dancing with his special lady, Dorothy Garner. He had an amazing laugh and smile. He was a very active member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Greenville. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jimmy Whitehead of Buckeye, AZ.
He is survived by his daughter Ann (Douglas) Nestler of Greenville; two sons, Richard (Judy) Whitehead of Meridian, MS and Wayne (Gale) Whitehead of Mendenhall, MS; sister, Patricia Rose Crenshaw of Russell, MS; seven grandchildren, Tabetha (John) Gentry, Tiffany Lindsey, Julie (Jimmy) Jackson, Jessica (Calvin) Presley, Jennifer (Slater) Phillips, Matthew Whitehead and Holley (Camron) Richardson and seven great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 850 McAllister Street, Greenville, MS 38701.