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Linda L. Gatewood


Sunrise: February 5, 1949

Sunset: November 26, 2019

On Tuesday November 26 2019 , God called home another one of his children, Linda L. Gatewood. Linda was born February 5, 1949 to the late Otis Williams and Lue Bertha James. She was predeceased by her brother Lewis Copel Freeman, and her sisters Jean Williams and Shirley Jones. Linda dedicated 36 years of service as a Security Interviewer for Virginia Employment
Commission. Linda leaves behind her ex-husband and caregiver, Paul Gatewood. Her memories will be cherished by her brothers, Otis Williams Jr., Michael Jeanville, Dominic John, and her sister, Renae Williams. She also leaves the families of her children, Whanona Lane, Tyrone Lane and his wife, Jacqulyn Lane, and Sybil Moorer and her husband Tom Moorer.

She leaves twelve grandchildren, Latasha Jones, Brittany Stallworth, Jhevon Holland, Chelsea Moorer, Devven Holland, Xavier
Alexander, Marisa Moorer, Paige Moorer, Jahni Lane-Foster, Ashton Holland Lane, Jocelyn Holland Lane, and Bryson Holland
Lane and eight great grandchildren.

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    Wes Jackson and Family says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during these difficult times.

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    Shirley Mixon says

    So sorry for your loss.Lifting Family Up In Prayer.

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    Lisa Lowe says

    My sincere condolences to the family. Nona, Tish and Tyrone cherish the memories you created with your mom. She will continue to live on, through each of you. Praying that God will comfort you, during this difficult time.

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      Tawanna Green says

      Having had the pleasure of working with both Linda and Sybil at The VEC, I know the joy this family misses. Letting love bond them ever tighter, you will see Linda’s love sparkle in each of you. Keep in mind Jehovah God’s promise of a resurrection which Jesus demonstrated.

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    Dewanda Edwards Bock says

    To the family
    It is with a very heavy heart that I send expressions of sympathy to her children Nona, Tyrone and Tisha.

    The Stith Edwards children are deeply saddened by news of her passing. She was so beautiful. We cherished many moments with her growing up with you all. She was always so kind to us especially our eldest sister Quita. Linda was an awesome role model

    Again, please know that we have the entire family lifted up in prayer. To God be the glory

    Cuz DeWanda

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