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1935 Lucy 2017

Lucy Grace Fisackerly Whitehead

January 12, 1935 — March 15, 2017

Lucy Grace Fisackerly Whitehead, of Havana passed away on March 15, 2017. She is survived by her husband The Reverend John V. Whitehead of 59 years. Lucy was a retired registered nurse.

Lucy was born in Jacksonville, FL. on January 12, 1935. She attended public schools in Duval County, graduating from Landon High School in 1952. She attended Florida Southern College, in Lakeland receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1956. She was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi International Sorority. She also attended the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta where she received her Master of Christian Education degree in 1957. She also attended the University of North Florida in Jacksonville where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Quincy, FL. Her husband is a retired United Methodist Minister. Rev. Whitehead served many churches in the state of Florida including the Centenary United Methodist Church in Quincy, from 1979 - 1985.

Lucy was a member of Washington Chapter #43 Order of the Eastern Star, Quincy, where she served with her husband John as Worthy Matron and Worthy Patron several times.

She is also survived by a daughter Marilyn Fair (Joseph) and grandson Nicolas; two sons John, Jr. and Jim (Mindy); she is also survived by one brother William A Fisackerly (Annabelle) many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Quincy, FL. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church parlor, beginning at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church 206 N. Madison St, Quincy, FL 32351. Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com ).

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