Elsie Lucille Whitehead
1921 - 2007
Elsie Lucille Whitehead, 85, of Lewistown, formerly of Chatham, Easton, Lincoln, Peoria and Kilbourne, IL, died at Graham Hospital in Canton at 7:05 a.m. on Sunday, October 07, 2007. She was born November 25, 1921 in Kilbourne to Walter and Anna (Lober) Blakeley.
Mrs. Whitehead is survived by two daughters: Bonnie (Ron) Fletcher of Mason City and Linda (Jim) Swope of Lewistown, IL; one son: Dennis (Pam) Whitehead of Springfield, IL; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son: Lyle Whitehead and one sister: Marie Gregory.
She was retired from the State of Illinois where she had worked as a dietitian for several years.
Funeral services will be held at the Hurley Funeral Home in Havana on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday evening. Burial will follow the services at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. Rev. Joe Brisneo will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com.
Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.