Whiteville Correctional Facility

Customer base: Tennessee Department of Corrections - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 1998
  • Capacity1536
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale

Facility Leader: Cherry Lindamood, Warden

Cherry Lindamood, Warden Cherry Lindamood was named warden of CCA's Whiteville Correctional Facility in June 2011. She previously served as warden at CCA's South Central Correctional Facility and assistant warden at CCA's Whiteville Correctional Facility. Lindamood began working in the corrections field as a counselor at the Lake County Correctional Facility. During her time in West Tennessee, Lindamood worked her way up to unit manager, associate warden and eventually deputy warden for Northwest Correctional Complex. Most recently, before joining CCA, Lindamood served as warden of Tennessee's largest women's prison (Tennessee Prison for Women) from summer of 2001 until 2004. Her total career with the Tennessee Department of Correction spanned more than eighteen years. Lindamood graduated from Murray State University with a bachelor's degree in science.

Community Activities

American Cancer Society; Relay for Life/Leadership Hardeman County Training/Carl Perkins Center for Child Abuse Prevention/HOSTS; Helping One Student to Succeed; Program at Whiteville Elementary School/Annual Fingerprint-Identification Cards for Parents; Hardeman County Board of Education Training (in-service); Hardeman County Foster Child Association


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Population: Male