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Dwain Whitehead

August 2, 1943 ~ June 16, 2022 (age 78)

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Dwain Whitehead, age 78 of Mount Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Born in Mount Airy, Georgia on August 02, 1943, he was a son of the late Pearlie Mae Loudermilk Thomason & the late Marvin Whitehead. Dwain served his country in the United States Marines. He worked for over 30 years as a heavy equipment operator with Local 926 Union Operating Engineers of Atlanta. Dwain barbered during the 1960s and continued in that trade upon retirement. He was the owner/operator of The Clipper & Style Shop in Toccoa for many years and took advantage of every opportunity to witness to others about the Lord. Dwain was a faithful member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters & son-in-law, Kathryn Jean Westberry & James Pickett Westberry, III. of Valley, AL; Cynthia Ann Howell of Lafayette, GA; son & daughter-in-law, John Dwain & Veronica Whitehead of Winder, GA; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; cousins, other relatives, & friends.

Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2022 at Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Billy Burrell & Rev. Trent Smith officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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June 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Graveside Service
June 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Hazel Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
243 Hazel Creek Church Road
Mt. Airy, GA 30563

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