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Clarice Nichols Whitehead / March 24, 2011
Clarice Nichols Whitehead of South Boston died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at The Woodview. She was born July 13, 1920 in South Boston, and was the daughter of the late Charlie Talbott Nichols Sr. and Martha Crews Nichols and was married to the late John W. Whitehead Sr. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, South Boston.

Mrs. Whitehead is survived by a son, John W. Whitehead Jr. and wife Connie of Wamega, Kansas, a brother, Charlie T. Nichols Jr. and wife Laura of South Boston, two sisters, Eloise Nichols Hedderly and husband Charles of South Boston and Mary Ann Nichols Perkins and husband Ronald of Anderson, SC, three grandchildren, Sherrie Whitehead, John Charles Whitehead and Mary Martha Hildreth and four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Preston G. Whitehead, two sisters, Sarah Franklin and Janie Marshall and a brother, Carroll Nichols.

A funeral for Mrs. Whitehead will be held Saturday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dave Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral for one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be directed to

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