Friday, May 18, 2018

Albert Lee Whitehead

Albert Lee Whitehead, 66, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Noxubee General Hospital in Macon, Mississippi. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service from 12:00 p.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Neshoba County.

Mr. Whitehead was born June 6, 1951, to William Albert and Bobbie Lee Edwards Whitehead. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church and the VFW. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed any outside activity. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University and worked as a Maintenance Engineer at the Winston County Hospital and at Sears for many years.

Albert is survived by his wife, Bettye Nell Whitehead; his daughter, Alecia Lynn Whitehead Holder; his son, Jonathan Lee Whitehead and wife, Anna Leigh, all of Louisville, Mississippi. One of his greatest joys was being “Pop” to his two granddaughters, Alana Kathryn Whitehead and Annalysa Kay Whitehead. Also left to mourn his passing is his sister, Dale Joiner and husband, Wayne, also of Louisville. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Dell Coward, Tim Cumberland, Larry Fields, Jamie Flake, James Hanna, and Jeffrey Yarbrough. Honorary pallbearers are Tony Fulton, Walter Fulton, Milton Richardson, and Ricky Shaw.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at