Long Time UGA Ticket Manager Virginia Whitehead Dies
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Virginia Whitehead

March 15, 2013

ATHENS -- Virginia Whitehead, who served in the University of Georgia Athletic Association for 35 years, died Friday at the age of 94.

A native of Adel, she joined the Athletic Association as ticket manager in 1948. She retired in June, 1983, after serving as Assistant Athletic Director for Tickets and Financial Operations.

"The passing of Virginia Whitehead is a solemn occasion for the Bulldog Nation," said former UGA Director of Athletics and head football coach Vince Dooley. "She was one of Georgia's greatest Bulldogs and of enormous help to me during my time at Georgia as both a coach and administrator. Even with the dawn of the computer age, Virginia insisted on maintaining the personal touch with our supporters. She was a dear friend and my heart goes out to her wonderful children, Dottie and Bob, who were naturally trained to be models of the Bulldog spirit."

She received her B.S. degree from UGA in 1938. While a student, she served as secretary to faculty chairman of athletics Dr. W. O. Payne, and head football coach Joel Hunt.

"For her entire career, Virginia prided herself in developing and maintaining personal relationships with our season ticket holders," said UGA Director of Athletics Greg McGarity. "She was a friend answering their calls, welcoming them into her office, and always willing to help in every way possible."

She was married to the late Comer Whitehead who served as Assistant to the Vice-President for Business and Finance at UGA.

The family will receive visitors on Monday, March 18, 6-8 p.m. at Bridges Funeral home. Funeral services will be at First United Methodist Church, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19.

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