Laila Marie Whitaker, the two month old daughter of Rickey Whitaker and Ashley Beckham Whitaker of Monticello, passed away on April 8, 2019 at Drew Memorial Hospital.
She was born on January 31, 2019 at Monticello.
In addition to her parents, Laila is survived by a brother, Brayden Whitaker of Monticello; grandparents, Robert Beckham and Leigh Ann of McGehee, Sherie Keller and Bryce of Washington State, Mark Whitaker of Monticello and Teresa Woods of Monticello; great-grandparents, Barbara Beckham Hart and Danny of Louisiana and James and Susan Morgan of Monticello; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 14 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m. at New Life Assembly of God Church. Burial will follow at Union Ridge Cemetery.