Norma Jean Whitehead

Published 1:28 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Norma Jean Whitehead, age 83, of Poplarville, Mississippi passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021, at her home.


Jean was a longtime resident of Pearl River County, a member of Faith Chapel Church of God and enjoyed doing Christmas plays with the children in her earlier years. She was a proud beautician, loved acrylic paintings and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by many.

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She is survived by two daughters: Pam (Bill) Dossett of Carriere, MS and Debbie (Gary) Murchison of Poplarville, MS; one brother, John A. Kahl of Jackson, MS; one sister, Mary Ann Sims of Derby, Kansas, Five Grandchildren: Tommy Dossett, Jesse Dossett (Carol Leigh), Holly Krantz (Lawrence), Heidi Woodcock, and Lane Dossett (Kandy): 8 great-grandchildren: Missy, Austin, Spencer, Savannah, Joshua, Will, Parker, and Abby; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Emma and Quintin.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Luther Whitehead; her parents, John and Flossie Kahl; and one brother, Joe Billy Kahl.


Visitation was held 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Picayune Funeral Home with service beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel with Bro Tony Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at White Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website, for the obituary where you may leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.