In memory of
Naomi Gilbert Whitehead
In memory of
Naomi Gilbert Whitehead
Naomi Gilbert Whitehead, age 95 was born on September 2, 1925 in New Orleans, LA departed this life on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Union Bethel AME Church. Naomi leaves to gratefully cherish her memory two sons, James Mitter, III (Beverly T. Mitter), Elton Whitehead, Jr; three grandchildren, James Mitter, IV ( Coalla W. Mitter), Jermaine D. Mitter (Donielle E. Mitter), Elton Whitehead, III; three-great grandchildren, James Mitter, V, Jamesha S. Mitter, Markia White; one great-great grandchild, Brandon Boe; a devoted niece and godchild Marilyn D. Harrison; other devoted nieces, Laura Adams (Jerome), Sonja Etienne; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Preceded in death by her husband Elton Whitehead, Sr.; her parents, Wesley G. Gilbert and Naomi W. Gilbert; three brothers, Wesley G. Gilbert, Jr., Ellis P. Gilbert, Thomas Gilbert; two sisters, Hattie Mae Harrison, Angelina Gilbert Brisco; bothers and sisters-in-law Preston and Ethelin Whitehead, Clifford and Sarah Whitehead. Due to city and government regulations, only a limited number of relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home, 2120 Jackson Avenue from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Followed by Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Keith Sanders, Officiating. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 all those in attendance are required to wear a face mask and to practice social distancing. You may sign the guest book on www.gertrudegeddeswillis.com. GERTRUDE GEDDES WILLIS FUNERAL HOME, INC., IN CHARGE (504) 522-2525.
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New Orleans, LA 70113
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In memory of
Naomi Gilbert Whitehead
Naomi Gilbert Whitehead, age 95 was born on September 2, 1925 in New Orleans, LA departed this life on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Union Bethel AME Church. Naomi leaves to gratefully cherish her memory two sons, James Mitter, III (Beverly T. Mitter), Elton Whitehead, Jr; three grandchildren, James Mitter, IV ( Coalla W. Mitter), Jermaine D. Mitter (Donielle E. Mitter), Elton Whitehead, III; three-great grandchildren, James Mitter, V, Jamesha S. Mitter, Markia White; one great-great grandchild, Brandon Boe; a devoted niece and godchild Marilyn D. Harrison; other devoted nieces, Laura Adams (Jerome), Sonja Etienne; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Preceded in death by her husband Elton Whitehead, Sr.; her parents, Wesley G. Gilbert and Naomi W. Gilbert; three brothers, Wesley G. Gilbert, Jr., Ellis P. Gilbert, Thomas Gilbert; two sisters, Hattie Mae Harrison, Angelina Gilbert Brisco; bothers and sisters-in-law Preston and Ethelin Whitehead, Clifford and Sarah Whitehead. Due to city and government regulations, only a limited number of relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home, 2120 Jackson Avenue from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Followed by Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Keith Sanders, Officiating. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 all those in attendance are required to wear a face mask and to practice social distancing. You may sign the guest book on www.gertrudegeddeswillis.com. GERTRUDE GEDDES WILLIS FUNERAL HOME, INC., IN CHARGE (504) 522-2525.
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Services Provided By
Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home, Inc.
2120 Jackson Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70113
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