Linda Whitehead (1951 - 2014)

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WOODFIN - Linda Kay Whitehead, age 63 of 82 B Pelzer Street went to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 28, 2014.

Linda was born May 30, 1951 in Buncombe County where she had lived all of her life. She was formerly employed as a school bus driver and worked in the lunchroom at Woodfin Elementary School. Linda enjoyed arts and crafts and going to the beach.

Surviving are her sons, Jon Dellinger and wife Tonya of Florence, SC and Erek Whitehead of Asheville; mother, Doris Rathburn Dorsey of Woodfin; sister, Carolyn Dorsey Wallace of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Jade Dickson and Ciara Dellinger and cousin, Ray Rathburn whom she loved as a brother.

A celebration of Linda's life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Elk Mountain Baptist Church, of which she was a member, with Reverend Mike Woodard officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Elk Mountain Baptist Church, 176 Elk Mountain Road, Asheville, NC 28804.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Whitehead's obituary at


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West Funeral Home
17 Merrimon Avenue Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 645-3011
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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Aug. 30, 2014