Margie Whitehead

ARIZONA—Margie Whitehead, 96, of Green Valley, AZ, formerly of Coal City, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at The Gardens at Park Pointe in Morris.
Born Oct. 18, 1923 in Litchfield, MN, Margie Verona was a daughter of Walter and Theresa (Obey) Gamache. She was raised and educated in Everett, WA and graduated from Everett High School. On Feb. 5, 1947, Margie married Howard Richard Whitehead, who preceded her in death on July 9, 2015. She was a member of San Martin de Porres Catholic Church while living in Green Valley, and a past member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Coal City. In her free time, Margie enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bingo and bowling. Margie will be remembered most for her love and devotion to her family.
Survivors include her two children, Mary Lou (Gary) Wills, of Simpsonville, SC and Dave (Kathy) Whitehead, of Braceville; seven grandchildren: Andrew (Sally) Wills and Matthew Wills, both of Simpsonville, SC; Jason (Vicki) Wills, of Jacksonville, FL; Mike (Dawn Eppler) Whitehead, of Braidwood; Melissa Williams, of Channahon; Carrie (Patrick) Garner, of Diamond and Robbie Whitehead, of Coal City; 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents and husband, one sister, Carol Wade and sister-in-law, June Feaman.
Cremation rites have been accorded and inurnment will take place at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
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Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City