|Matthew Arnold Whitehead|
Funeral services for Matthew Arnold "Matt" Whitehead, 19, of Ferriday were held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at Young's Funeral Home with the Rev. Stan Wyant officiating.
Burial followed at Lismore Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Matt was born October 10, 1988, in Natchez, the son of Tracy Hale and Allan Whitehead. He passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008, in Shreveport.
He was a 2007 graduate of Vidalia High School and was attending Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Natchez. He was employed with Sonny's Pizza in Ferriday.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Donna Whitehead.
Survivors include one daughter, Addison Grace; his parents; stepfather, Tommy Hale; stepmother, Liz Whitehead; grandparents, Sonny and Dot Champion and Thomas and Peggy Hale; three sisters, Monica Davenport, Brittany McEntyre and Caitlin McEntyre; three uncles, Tojo "Unc" Champion, Ricky Whitehead and wife, Carolyn, and Eddie Whitehead and wife, Connie; and two aunts, Melissa "Giga" Watts and husband, Jimmy, and Kathy Whitehead.
Pallbearers were Dex Cullpepper, Bo Cullpepper, David Watts, Trey Lilly, John Dale Loomis and Lanny Bass.
Honorary pallbearers were Timmy Champion, Bo Champion, Junior Price, Uncle Larry Champion, Uncle Wayne Martin, Jeff Steers, Albia Steers, Kevin Steers, Robbie Martin, Ritchie Martin, Jimmy Watts Sr., Braxton Whitehead, Scott Whitehead, Dustin Grey and Israel Stewart.