Vera Whitehead, 69 of Sandusky, Ohio, passed away in her sleep April 19, 2018. Vera was born to the late Rev. John V. Davis Sr. and Mary L. (Hoyrd) Davis on March 9, 1949. Vera was a graduate of Bristol Eastern High School while starting her family with Arthur L. Whitehead Sr.
Vera leaves behind an amazing family from Connecticut to Ohio. Vera is survived by her three children, Arthur L. Whitehead Jr. of Bristol, Conn., Jason K. Whitehead of Bristol, Conn., Heather S. Whitehead of Newington, Conn. Vera’s legacy is left with her “Handsome Little Man” grandson, Mason L. Whitehead, granddaughter Ciera R. Hunter; two daughters in law Benita and Melissa Whitehead. Vera leaves her siblings to carry on with her “LOVE,” Gregory, Jacqueline, Sidney, Melvin, Marvin, Becky, Richard, Raymond, Holly, Gloria Dean and Marcy. Vera is preceded by her siblings Stella and John. Vera’s Ohio family -the Cooper Family, and abundance of friends. Vera also leaves her love for a host of nieces and nephews who all knew they are her favorite.
Vera was an original member of the NAACP- Bristol Chapter, serving as secretary. Vera’s loving heart graced people from Grandway, the State of Connecticut through Delphi (Retired). Vera will be remembered for many reasons from LOVE, compassion, kindness, generosity, strength, wisdom, beauty, but most importantly, Vera’s faith. Calling her prayer warriors Now. Some would like to say Vera is known for showing love by feeding her family and friends from lasagna to “TiTi’s Famous Apple Pie.” We know Vera will be best remembered for LOVE, Vera had a good heart and used all of it to love to the last beat. ~ Ciao
Services will be held Beulah A.M.E. Zion Church 138 Circle Street Bristol, CT 06010 Friday, April 27, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.