Charlene Charlene Gatewood
Charlene Charlene Gatewood
  • February 15, 1924 - May 29, 2017
  • Corinth, Mississippi

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A celebration of life service for Charlene Gatewood, 93, is set for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Jarred Cox and Bro. Jimmy Lancaster officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday 11:00 a.m. until service time.

Ms. Gatewood died Monday, May 29, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Alcorn County on February 15, 1924 to the late Charlie and Lilly Lou Myrtle Gallant Lancaster and was raised in the High Town Community. She was a member of Farmington Baptist Church and had worked at Weaver's Pants Factory and the Hosiery Mill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mervin Gatewood; her parents; brothers, J.R. Lancaster, Buford Lancaster, Tom Lancaster, Hollis Lancaster, Elbert Lancaster, Robert Lancaster and George Lancaster; sisters, Velma Lancaster and Mary Etta Lancaster Barnes; her grandparents, Randolph and Rohanna Gallant and George Wesley and Mary Laughlin Lancaster.

She is survived by her niece and special caregiver, Janie Kingen; other caregivers and a host of nieces, nephews and her church family.

Pallbearers will be Larry Lancaster, David Lancaster, Harold Lancaster, Charles Barnes, Mike McClamroch and Bartley Nethery.

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Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home, Corinth, Mississippi.