November 24, 1947 - April 12, 2021
Mr. Albert Eugene Head Sr. was born on November 24, 1947, to the late Major Head Sr. and Amanda White Head in Detroit, Michigan. He relocated to Palmetto, Georgia as a young boy and was raised by his maternal grandparents, Walter and Josei White. He was a student at Fairburn High School and later joined the workforce. He held employment with Krispy Kreme, Colonial Bakery, and Marta. He was drafted in the US Army in 1967 and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. He proudly served his country in the Army and the National Guard. In May 1967, he married Mary A. Newson and to the union three children were born. He accepted Christ in his life at a young age. Christ became his strength through life’s challenges. He was a member of Vernon Grove Baptist Church in Palmetto, GA. His favorite pastimes were working in the yard, playing dominoes, completing crossword puzzles, and watching black history movies. His greatest love was always with his family (and his furry friend Money). On April 12, 2021, he transitioned to his heavenly home with our Lord and Savior. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Bobby White, Walter White, Major Head Jr; sister, Sandra Smarr, and grandson, Albert E. Head III. Albert leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary A. Head; children, Albert Head Jr., Demetria Cheeves, and Marcus (Karla) Head; grandchildren, N’namdi ”Half Pint” Cheeves, Tatiyana Moore, Mason Head; great-grandchildren, Uriah Mackey, Jaxon Houston, William Hall Jr.; brother, Jerome Head; special friends, Linda Robertson, and Grady Goodman, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Public viewing will be held on Sunday. April 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, at Cook Brothers Funeral Directors - 268 NW Broad Street, Fairburn, GA 30213. A funeral service celebrating his life will take place Monday, April 19, 2021, 2:00 PM, in the chapel. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens - 7780 Ono Road, Palmetto, GA 30268 All family members, friends and well-wishers are required to wear face masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines to attend all services.
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