Ernestine Whitehead, 84, of Battle Creek, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Glenn Arbor Hospice Residence. She was born November 25, 1935 in Arlington, TN the daughter of Early May Jefferson. Ernestine was a former member of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and St. Mark A.M.C. She enjoyed cooking, listening to gospel music, and being out and about. Ernestine was a very encouraging person and loved to compliment people. She had a kind soul and big heart. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Her son, James, was her world.
She is survived by her son, James Grandberry.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 PM with the funeral service to immediately follow at 1:00 PM with Pastor Carroll Wilkins of Eternal Life in Christ Ministry officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Battle Creek, MI.