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Nancy Gatewood Gulledge

May 31, 1943 — January 26, 2024

Lilesville

Nancy Gatewood Gulledge

Lilesville - On Friday, January 26, 2024, Mrs. Nancy Gatewood Gulledge, 80, passed away peacefully at her home with her family gathered by her bedside. 

 

Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Sunday, January 28, 2024 at Lilesville Baptist Church with Rev. Teddy Lawson officiating.  Interment will follow in Lilesville Cemetery.  The family will greet friends two hours prior to the service on Sunday in the church sanctuary.


Nancy was born May 31, 1943 in Anson County and was a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Honeycutt Gatewood. She had a long and productive career in textiles, having retired as a supervisor with Hornwood Inc. She was a lifelong devoted member of Lilesville Baptist Church and directed the Bible Drill Program for over 40 years. Nancy aka “Mema” was a devoted mother and committed her life to raising her children, and enjoying her grandchildren, and great grandchildren and she will be remembered for her deep compassion for others and unending thoughtfulness.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

Surviving are her children, Terry Gulledge (Donna) of Peachland, Cindy Auman (Doug) of Hamlet, Lori Ingram (Mike) of Wadesboro and Patricia McCollum (Robin) of Wadesboro; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

 

Also surviving are her siblings, Shirley Leahy of Wadesboro, Ed Gatewood of Wadesboro and Peggy Gatewood of Lilesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William “Billy” Gulledge, Jr.; and her brother, Sam Gatewood.

 

Memorials may be made to Lilesville Baptist Church, c/o Bible Drill, Susan Lear, PO Box 305, Lilesville, NC 28091.


The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com


 

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, January 28, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lilesville Baptist Church

118 Camden St, Lilesville, NC 28091

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 28, 2024

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lilesville Baptist Church

118 Camden St, Lilesville, NC 28091

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Burial

Sunday, January 28, 2024

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