Darlene Gaynor

Sunrise: August 31, 1956

Sunset: January 18, 2024
On Thursday,  January 18, 2024 our beloved and cherished Darlene Gaynor passed away peacefully while surrounded by family.  She was born in Norfolk, VA on August 31, 1956 to the late Claude and Julia Gaynor.
She enjoyed working in the yard, cooking, cleaning, painting and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys. Darlene couldn’t get enough of watching Columbo, Perry Mason and Matlock. She was very handy and could fix almost anything. Darlene was a very devoted mother and grandmother.
Everywhere Darlene went she left a lasting impression. Darlene was kind and helpful to everyone. She had a smile that could light up a room.
She is predeceased by her parents, Claude and Julia Gaynor; three brothers, Tonnie Gaynor, Warrenton Griffin and Robert Gaynor; three grandchildren, Kevin Revels, Jr., Larry Revels and Donovan Revels.
Darlene leaves to cherish her memory, her loving daughter Ariel Revels (Kevin); eight siblings, Jeanette White (Henry), Juliaette Sanders (William-deceased), Margaret Boykins (Samuel-deceased), Claudette Simmons, Pamela Gaynor, Edward Gaynor (Denise), William Gaynor and Tran Gaynor (Ann-deceased); two grandchildren, Gabrielle Revels and Xavier Revels; and a host of other relatives,  loved ones and friends.
We are positive that the legacy of our beloved Darlene Gaynor will live on beyond the (67) years that she was here on earth. We are immensely grateful to God for her life and Give him all the praise,  honor and glory.
Memorial Service Saturday, February 3, 2024 2:00 PM The Garden United Methodist Church 2709 Greendale Avenue Norfolk, Virginia

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    Judith Walston-Henderson says

    My heartfelt condolences to the Gaynor Family for the loss of Darlene. Growing up in the neighborhood I found her to be a very sweet person who always treated me kindly. May she rest in eternal peace.

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    The Skinner and Bethea Family says

    My condolences to the family of Darlene. Darlene always had a sweet smile and a kind spirit. My fondest memory of Darlene is how growing up in Greenhill Farms she and one of my favorite neighbors Ricky Stencil were best buds all through life and were joined at the hip!!! When you saw one,you saw the other! Rest in peace Darlene.

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    Valerie Stancil says

    my condolences to the family.Darlene was always my buddie….back in the day he used to clown around so much,her presence will always be missed….No more pain -no more suffering….Take your rest my sister…………………………..

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    Arlene Bonner says

    It’s been awhile since I seen you but you definitely left memories that will last forever you were funny and very real and straight to the point and you will truly be missed. I give my condolences to the family

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    Amanda Gainer says

    Sending prayers of comfort and peace to Precious and the entire Gaynor family. ❤❤❤

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    Regenia Taylor says

    My Sincere Condolences to Trent and Donnell and the rest of the family. May God keep you in your time of sorrow. From the Taylor Family.

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    RC Collins says

    My Condolences to the Gaynor Family on the passing of your Sister Darlene . I will always remember Darlene beautiful smile and the joy she had to see me and reminisce about Old times she will always hold a place in my heart she was a one of a kind and she will truly be missed, Rest in Power my Friend ❤️

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