(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Christy H. Willingham, 58, of Lineville was Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Brandon Owens and Rev. Lee Hollis officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.
Mrs. Willingham died Monday, Aug. 31, at Clay County Hospital.
A lifelong resident of Clay County, she graduated from Lineville High School in 1980. Christy attended Ayers State Technical College where she studied cosmetology. She worked at Higgins Manufacturing as a seamstress, as well as a buyer/purchaser at Wellborn Cabinets. She was a good cook and enjoyed doing so; especially cakes and fried chicken. Christy loved to travel, crochet and collect McCoy pottery. Mrs. Willingham was a member of Mt. Prospect Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, David Willingham of Lineville; two sons, Jeremiah Willingham (Ollie) of Oxford and Josh Willingham (Stephanie) of Lineville; four grandchildren, Hannah, Jaylie, Hayden Rayne and Hollyn Willingham; mother, Geraldine Headrick; sister, Francis Holcombe (Dale); and three brothers, Ray Headrick (Kathy), Bill Headrick (Sheila) and Ralph Headrick (Melanie), all of Lineville. She is preceded in death by her father, Silas Burford Headrick; sister, Alice Hedrick; and grandparents, William and Dora Nolan and Idas and Clara Headrick.
Benefield Funeral Home, Lineville.