Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD., 69

by | March 13, 2019 11:23 am

   Funeral services for Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD., 69, of Adrian will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel with Reverend David Oliver officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery near Kite. He died Sunday, March 10, 2019.

Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield was born January 26, 1950 in Swainsboro to Ann Wheeler Whitfield and the late Tom Whitfield Jr. He received his Bachelor of Science and master’s from Georgia Southern University and his PhD. from Nova University. Dr. Whitfield retired from the Emanuel County Board of Education and was principal of Adrian School of Performing Arts for many years. In addition to his father, Dr. Whitfield was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Angela Gerrald Whitfield.

Survivors include his mother of Harlem; two daughters, Wendi (Ken) Ricks and Amy (Chris) Stewart, all of Adrian; one brother, Bruce Whitfield of Harlem; four grandchildren, Kyle Ricks, Kaley Ricks, Macy Stewart, and Marley Stewart; and a devoted family friend, Dr. Karen Ross.

Pallbearers will be Henry Flanders, Craig Johnson, Justin Johnson, John Morrison, Andy Johnson, and Larry Sumner.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

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