Gloria Morgan Whitehead

Hephzibah, GA – Mrs. Gloria Morgan Whitehead, 83, wife of the late James F. Whitehead, entered into rest on Friday, October 10, 2014, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors this Monday, October 13, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., with her grandson, Pastor Kevin L. Towns officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Whitehead was a native and lifelong resident of the Augusta area and the daughter of the late Hugh Lee and Irene Mae McDade Morgan. She had worked for Fortson Welding Supply as a Secretary and with the Richmond County Board of Education. She was a former member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. Mrs. Whitehead was a dedicated, hardworking and loving mother to her whole family, as well as a giving person who loved to cook and work in her garden.

Mrs. Whitehead was preceded in death by her siblings, Jimmy Morgan, Miriam Borren and Gerald Morgan.

Survivors include her children, Francine Towns and Pamela Whitehead; her brothers, H.L. Morgan, Robert “Bobby” Morgan and Michael Morgan; her sisters, Wynell Hartsfield, Joan Farrow, Marcia Turner, Linda Barlow, and Sherry Brantley; her grandson and his wife, Kevin L and Kelly Towns; and great grandchildren, Kylie Towns, Abigail Towns and Joshua Towns.

If desired contributions may be made to the Samaritan’s Purse at

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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