Service for Lonnie R. Whitehead, “Cotton” 87, of Cleburne, will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday March 28, 2019 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Pastor Neale B. Oliver will officiate. Interment will be in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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Lonnie R. Whitehead, “Cotton” passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019 in Fort Worth. He was born on January 27, 1932 in Cleburne to Lonnie Guston and Maggie May (Easdon) Whitehead. Lonnie proudly served in the US Army. He was a supervisor in the Water Treatment Department for the City of Cleburne and was a member of Henderson Street Baptist Church and a member of the Elks Lodge.
Lonnie is survived by his wife, Inetta Whitehead of Cleburne; children Lonnie Whitehead of Cleburne, Letha Schwartz and husband Ronnie of Cleburne, James Whitehead and wife Shelia of Rio Vista, Jeff Whitehead and wife Tina of Cleburne and Lea Shackleford and husband Larry of Rio Vista; brother Earl Whitehead and wife Catherine of Cleburne; sister Earline Cudd and husband Kenneth of Corpus Christi; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and a host of other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife Johnnie V. Whitehead; parents; three sisters and one brother.
Memorials may be made to: Community Hospice House of Texas, 301 Medpark Circle, Burleson, Texas 76028