Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD., 69

by | March 11, 2019 6:32 pm

Funeral services for Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD, 69, of Adrian will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in the Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel with Reverend David Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery near Kite. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, March 12, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. 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 BS and Masters from Georgia Southern University and his PhD from Nova University. Dr. Whitfield was retired from Emanuel County Board of Education and was principal of the 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 devoted family friend, Dr. Karen Ross.

Pallbearers are 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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