Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD

Born: Thu., Jan. 26, 1950
Died: Sun., Mar. 10, 2019



5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Mar. 12, 2019
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Mar. 13, 2019
Location: Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD, age 69, of Adrian, GA on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. David Oliver officiating.

Interment will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery near Kite, GA

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 5-7 PM.

Pallbearers are Henry Flanders, Craig Johnson, Justin Johnson, John Morrison, Andy Johnson and Larry Sumner

Dr. Whitfield was born January 26, 1950 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA to the late Tom Whitfield, Jr. and Ann Wheeler Whitfield.  He received his BS and Masters from Georgia Southern University and his PhD from Nova University.  Dr. Whitfield was retired from Emanuel County Board of Education and was Principal of the Adrian School of Performing Arts for many years. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Angela Gerrald Whitfield.

Survivors include:

Two Daughters: Wendi Ricks (Ken) and Amy Stewart (Chris) all of Adrian, GA

His Mother: Ann Wheeler Whitfield of Harlem, GA

One Brother: Bruce Whitfield of Harlem, GA

Four Grandchildren: Kyle Ricks, Kaley Ricks, Macy Stewart and Marley Stewart.

Devoted family friend Dr. Karen Ross.

Condolences may be submitted on-line at WWW.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Dr. Floyd Dennis Whitfield, PhD of Adrian, GA

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