Vicki Lee Whitehead (AUGUSTA, Ga.)


AUGUSTA, Ga. - Vicki Lee Whitehead, 61, of Eagle Drive, entered into rest, Thursday, August 26, 2010, at University Hospital. The family will receive friends at the Family Life Center located beside Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, Saturday, August 28, 2010, from 2:00 until 4:00 pm. Ms. Whitehead was born in Miami, FL and was a retired Educator with the Richmond County School System. She was a graduate of Augusta College with a BA in Psychology. She received her Master of Education in Special Education from West GA College and also had a Masters in School Counseling. She held a first degree Black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She was an avid animal lover and had many precious dogs throughout her life. She was preceded in death by her father, Major Herbert Stanley (Stan) Whitehead, Sr, US Army (Ret). She is survived by her mother, Marion G. Whitehead, of Augusta; brothers, Herbert Stanley Whitehead, Jr, of Harlem, and Douglas J. Whitehead Sr and his wife, Caroline, of Augusta; sisters, Susan W. Johnson, of Augusta, and Carolyn R. Phares and her husband, Mathue, of Martinez; nephews, Christopher Shaun Whitehead, David A. Johnson, Herbert Stanley Whitehead, III, Tyler D. Phares, Douglas J. Whitehead, Jr, and Carl Mitchell Whitehead; niece, Kim Abrecht; and family friend, Cheryl Jones. She also leaves behind her 'babydog' Kati. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - The ASPCA, c/o Linda Tiramani, 520 8th Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-August 27, 2010