Gwendolyn D. Cherry

Sunrise: October 5, 1954

Sunset: July 24, 2020

Gwendolyn Diann Cherry of the 2500 block of E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, VA was born on October 5, 1954 to the late Alven and Robertha K. Cherrry. Gwendolyn has six siblings, Marvette Hardy (Robert), Alven Cherry, Roy Cherry (Sandra) Danita Cherry, Theodore Cherry and Stephanie Cherry Shaw. She is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. Gwendolyn worked as a Dietary Technician for several years at Norfolk General Hospital along side her mother. She went on to pursue a career in Hotel Hospitality. Gwendolyn is the mother of two children, Angela Cherry and Shamale Cherry. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, Ronnesha Cherry, Malik Cherry, Mercedes Walker and Shaquel Cooper Whitfield; 8 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Gwen as she was affectionately known was a very loving person and will surely be missed.

Fly High Sweetheart!


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    Susie Gibbs says

    Sorry for the loss of a great woman of God, she will truly be miss.
    God makes know mistake just keep your hand in his and he will bring you through.

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    Destina Cuffee says

    Sorry for your loss continued prayers for you and your family ????

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    Cynthia A Cuffee says

    To Cherry Family ???? U
    l pray during your moment of grieving that God will give you comfort and strength to make it through the after days Amen.
    Sorry for your lost ????????

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    Mrs. Karen slaughter says

    God has called another one of His Angel’s home. God will keep you and comfort you through this time of losing Gwendolyn from this world. Our Beloved Gwendolyn will truly be missed. ❤????

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    Edward & Preda Logan says

    To the Cherry family we are so sorry for your loss of Gwen. She will be missed. May God give you all strength and comfort at this time and sweet memories of her.

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    Trina Whitehead says

    May her wings forever reach among the skies/clouded@beyond,forever look down upon your family w/love/joy/hugs@smiles take your rest in God’s heavenly kingdom,in Jesus holy name,,,,AMEN????????????????

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    Shecrita Powell says

    With my deepest sympathy
    May God continue to strengthen my family.. Aunt Gwen you will be miss and imma miss seeing you out and about buying up the store lol. You never let nothing stop you for sure. You were truly independent. We Love you❤
    Rest in heaven Queen.

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    Skyla Powell says

    Accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences. Know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love you guy!!
    Rest in Peace Aunt Gwen!!

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    Lenese russell says

    You know I would be there if could but I saw you .rip love aunt lenese

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    Stephanie Cherry-Polk says

    Thank You for making sure your sister Marvette was in a safe place. Aunt Gwen called and called until she heard mommas voice. Aunt Gwen momma will miss your calls and so will I. We Love You but, our father in heaven stated that your assignment down here was ending. God, has given you a new assignment because, he knows that you will do it well.. Until, we meet again…..Your niece Stephanie

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