Galen D. Whitehead , Sr.

May 22, 1931October 29, 2018

COTTONDALE – Galen D. Whitehead, Sr., age 87, of Cottondale, died October 29, 2018. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Survivors include his daughter, Susan Mathews (Bill); sons, Max Whitehead (Karol) and Del Whitehead, Jr. (Liz); sister, Jean Estes; brother, Roger Whitehead; and grandchildren, Paige Mathews, Austin Whitehead, Matthew Whitehead, Valerie Ulrich (Seth) and her three children, Preslie, Juliette and John Luke. The family would like to give a special thanks to Amedysis Hospice and Dr. Jennifer Burdette. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.


  • Visitation Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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