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Wanda Whitehead dies of injuries in accident



Wanda Lene Watts Whitehead, 51, of Blackey, died January 14 at Pikeville Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident.

She was the daughter of Joy Watts and the late Green Watts.

Mrs. Whitehead was a member of the Campbell’s Branch Community Center Committee for 15 years. She was also a member of Letcher County Culture Hub, Blackey Improvement Committee, the Rt. 7 Artisan Fellowship, and Revive our Lower Letcher — Picking in the Park, and was an avid photographer.

Surviving in addition to her mother are her husband, Kenny Whitehead; two sons, Derrick Watts and wife Krystal of Premium, and Wade Whitehead and wife Jenny of Whitesburg; a brother, Wayne Watts and wife Kim of Whitesburg; two sisters, Juanita Hensley of Clearwater, Fla., and Sonja West and husband Ben of Premium; and a number of grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held January 17 at the Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Whitehead family cemetery at Blackey.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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