Stella Francine Whitehead, 75, of Charles City, VA passed away unexpectedly May 8, 2022. Stella retired from Nabisco after many years of service. She enjoyed the little pleasures in life such as attending Chickahominy Elders programs gatherings, playing the guitar, working seek and find puzzles, bingo and putting together jigsaw puzzles. Stella was a loving and caring mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be remembered by many for her kind and giving heart, she was constantly spoiling those that she loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents Tazwell and Florine Adkins, a brother Delbert Adkins, and a baby sister Delora Adkins.
Stella is survived by her daughter Stacey Montgomery (Clay); three brothers Hubert Adkins (Helen), Kent Adkins and Troy Adkins (Kelly); three sisters Velma Canaday (Clayton), Beverly Adkins and Karen Avery (Mike); sister-in-law Paula Adkins; a devoted aunt, Sydelle Stewart; devoted sister-in-law Helen Adkins and devoted friend Bobbie Jo Stewart; many nieces and nephews. Special nephews Joey, Jeremy and Brady Adkins.
A funeral service will be held 12 Noon, Friday, May 13th at Samaria Baptist Church, 8130 Lott Cary Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. before the service at Samaria Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe. www.chickahominytribe.org.