Althea Walston Gallop

Sunrise: May 18, 1924

Sunset: January 13, 2021

Althea Walston Gallop passed away on January 13, 2021.

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    Marguerite Askew says

    Ms. Althea enjoyed a strong family bond. She was a giver, well known, well loved and highly regarded and admired. She provided the best advise, compliments/encouragements and gave the biggest smiles. Condolences to the Gallop Family.

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    Courtney N Gallop says

    One of the strongest and most steadfast of the Gallop Family pillars has fallen. Her wit, intelligence, honesty, and determination remain behind in our memories- the Gallop women are left to try and emulate her impeccable style and ambition. Farewell Aunt Althea- i was watching you and listening- still remember your encouragement to be fearless, and competitive in business and NEVER get caught without plenty of new pantyhose. She also kept an immaculate house with those freshly bleached bathrooms! I don’t know if I was but she always made me feel like her favorite niece. All my love , Courtney

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      Gerda Gallop-Goodman says

      To The Gallop Family-My sincere condolences on the loss of my dear Aunt Althea. She was truly loved and will be sorely missed. I will always remember her grace, style, elegance, and good humor. She was generous, warm, and kind. She and Uncle Alfred “Bud Herman” graciously welcomed and hosted our family for vacations, family reunions, and other occasions. She was a stalwart member of her church and community, and a loving and devoted sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend. Rest in peace. In sympathy, peace, and love, Gerda

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    Rosemary Phillips says

    Mrs Gallop one of the sweetest people I ever met it was a pleasure serving on the CRHA board of Commission with her always a smile rest in peace

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    Charles & Marie McDowell, Virginia Beach, VA says

    Mrs. Gallop was a woman of tremendous courage and faith. I remember her so well as she lead and guided women of The Norfolk Area Missionary Council. She possessed a deep love for God as well as those she worked with as she continued to help build God’s Kingdom. It was with great sorrow that my husband and I learned of her home going this week. My greatest respect to her son and the remainder of her family.
    God bless each of you.

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    DeTrae Baker-Washington says

    My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Gallop family. May the joy of the Lord be your strength. You’re in my prayers.

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    Erma Bright Fields says

    Althea’s legacy and friendship will be cherished and remembered with great admiration. Everything she did was autographed with excellence. Her menus, fashions,home and Spiritual Ministry.

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    Sharon S Williams says

    Deepest condolences to the family of Mrs. Gallop. May you continue to rest in peace. God Bless you.

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      Deirdre Gallop-Anderson says

      My deepest condolences to the Gallop family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Althea Walston Gallop was my Aunt – whom I loved dearly and greatly admired. I will miss her warm smile, laugh, remarkable sense of style, and love for family. During our conversations she would always ask about my 2 daughters: Olivia Ann and Matilda Zuri – affectionately referring to them as “my little Miss Anns” (in memory of my Mother Matilda Ann Gallop, Aunt Althea’s sister-in-law) Aunt Althea was truly a gift from God to all.
      With Love, Deirdre

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    Laverne Spencer says

    Prescious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saint.
    As Hairstylist for Mrs Gallop for over twenty-five years I found her to be consistent with an exuberant and radiant laughter. We shared a bond and friendship that will be forever cherished and remembered.
    Mrs. Gallop was a Woman of great integrity and respect.
    My deepest sympathy andlove is extended to her son,Edward and family.

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    Sam & Sharon Gross says

    We wish to offer our condolences to the Gallop family. Mrs. Gallop was one of nicest people I have ever known. She was very special and surely will be missed. I have many great memories. May she rest in peace.

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      Freida Latimer says

      My deepest sympathy to the Gallop family.
      Comfort comes in knowing death is not the end.Those who die in Christ will live eternally and I know Althea as a believer. God bless each and every one of you.

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    Denise M Walston says

    My Aunt Althea was the third daughter born to Linwood and Rosa Walston of Backwoods Road, Moyock, NC. For me, my aunt has always been this tall, regal lady that was endowed with this beautiful Walston “drawl”(where the last syllable of a name was always elongated). I will miss our wonderful dinners, long talks, and the sharing of all the family stories. I will also miss raiding her closet for clothes that were too long for me. We all loved Aunt Althea and will cherish her memory. Our deepest sympathy is extend to Edward (aka Pumpkin) and the Gallop family. We are here for you. Rest in peace, dear Aunt Althea.

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    Pamela Banks says

    To our cousins Edward “Pumpkin” Gallop, Nikki Copeland Gallop and Keyana Boston, we stand with you in your grief for your beloved mother and grandmother Althea Walston Gallop. She was our aunt and sister-in-law of our mother Pauline G. Jones. Aunt Althea will always be remembered for her love of family. She was devoted to Uncle Alfred who we called Uncle Bud. Pumpkin and Michael were her stars. Her sisters who lived near by were her confidants and BFFs. But her love for family extended to her husband’s family–us. She showed her love for us through her hospitality welcoming us to her home for delicious meals. She attended many family events like weddings, graduations, and reunions. On sad occasions like funerals she was there to comfort us. We will always cherish her presence at my sister Fern’s funeral in Hockley, VA and New York City which she traveled to by
    car at the tender age of 93. She was a tall woman of style and class. Aunt Althea loved her church and missionary work. Her spiritual peace showed in her calm demeaner. Aunt Althea will sorely be missed.

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    Evelena Carter says

    My deepest condolences to the Gallop family. Mrs Gallop was a member of the Norfolk Area Missionary Council and she served faithfully as the treasurer for many years. She was a true missionary with love for others and God.

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    Ronald & Sandra Johnson says

    Our deepest sympathy to the Gallop family. We will miss such a good friend and hold on to fond memories of the past. May God fill your hearts with his PEACE, JOY & LOVE.

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    The Johnsons (55t Ministry) says

    The Fifty-Five Plus Ministry send heartfelt sympathy and love to the Gallop family.

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    Elizabeth Martin says

    On behalf of the late Willie and Vinnie Boddie(Cullen Ave), we the family would like to express our heartfelt condolences to your family on the death of your mother.
    Wylean Jenkins and Family
    Elizabeth Martin and Family

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    Michael & Dana Boston says

    Our deepest condolences to the Gallop family on the loss of your dear Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother. Heaven has gained another angel. May she sleep in eternal paradise.

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    John and Alma Anderson says

    Our deepest condolences to the Gallop family. Sister Gallop was a true friend to us. Our prayers of comfort are with you.

    John and Alma Anderson

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    Victor E Fitzgerald says

    Maybe sorrows will live beyond a night, but God will provides 4 ever. Classmate Victor FITZGERALD. Call if u need Anything! Victor

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    Our Deepest Condolences to the Gallop Family. We have been friends with Edward for years. She did a wonderful job of raising her children. May God be with the Family at this time.

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    Rev Dr Theodore Little, Jr says

    To the Gallop Family, we express our sorrow as we, too, share with you the passing of your beloved. Her memory remains with us. Our prayers are with you.

    The Littles

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    Sibyl Seth says

    Aunt Althea was the epitome of class and grace. We will cherish her memory.

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    Angela Fleming says

    As we prepare to say goodnight to our beloved Althea Gallop, please understand that our grief never ends. It only changes pathways fore the passage it takes is not a place to stay. While we grieve for Aunt Althea, we are not showing weakness because to grieve is the price we Pay for love.

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    Arbodella Cornelius says

    You have my most deepest condolences. May God bless your family. Will continue to keep you all in prayers.

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    Dr. Lorenzo and Claudia Lang Pitts says

    May God comfort and strengthen you the son, family, and friends of Althea Walston Gallop, a beautiful spirit. Althea was Blessed with God’s gift of longevity. During those 96+ years, she served God, her family, her community, and mankind through her countless acts of kindness, deeds, professional work, and words of encouragement to us all. We’re all better because she touched our lives. Dr. Lorenzo and S. Claudia Lang Pitts, Sandy Springs, GA

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