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Ellen Della West Whitehead
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1879
Duval County
Florida, USA
Death: May 1, 1973
Duval County
Florida, USA

Florida Times Union-May 3 1973, Pg. 5
Whitehead-Funeral Services for Mrs. Della West Whitehead, widow of L. F. Whitehead of 8033 Oakwood St. who died Tuesday in a local hospital will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday in the North Main St. Baptist Church with the Rev. James Barber officiating. Mrs. Whitehead was a native and life-long resident of Duval County. She was a member of the North Main Street Baptist Church. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Lida Thrower, Mrs. Bernice McCleod, Mrs. Dora Hansen, Mrs Mabel Hitzing and Mrs. Marion Strickland; a son Edgar Whitehead; a sister, Mrs Lula Bedencourt, 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Robert Thrower, William Thrower, Dan Hansen, David Strickland, Robert Wyse, and Ralph Garner. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Corey Kerlin
DOB source is the Florida Death Index. Gravestone gives DOB as 1880.

Researchers note: Daughter of John N West b. 1840 Horry County SC, d. 3 Nov 1896 Duval County FL. Veteran of the Civil War, Confederate Army 11th Florida Infantry, CO A. Burial unknown. 
 
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 Parents:
  John N West (1840 - 1896)
  Lackey Moore West (1845 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Lafayette Frank Whitehead (1876 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Harold W Whitehead (1902 - 1950)*
  Bernice Whitehead McLeod (1904 - 2003)*
  Lida Whitehead Thrower (1906 - 1994)*
  Thelma W Smith (1908 - 1962)*
  Cora Virginia Whitehead Hansen (1909 - 2002)*
  Marion W. Strickland (1914 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Colin Calvin West (1873 - 1921)*
  Ellen Della West Whitehead (1879 - 1973)
  Lula W West Betancourt (1889 - 1975)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Shirley West Gotsch
Record added: Mar 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13728987
Ellen Della <i>West</i> Whitehead
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Ellen Della <i>West</i> Whitehead
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Ellen Della <i>West</i> Whitehead
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