MOUNT HOLLY - Jenelle Brannon Gallman passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Robin Johnson Hospice House on April 22, 2014.
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She was born on June 12, 1929, in Great Falls, S.C., to the late Pinckney Odell and Ione Robbins Brannon. She was preceded in death by her sister Joyce Cantey.
Mrs. Gallman graduated from Great Falls High School and attended Furman University. She graduated from Kings Business College in Char-lotte, NC. She began her career at WBT and continued working in various administrative positions in the Chester County and Gaston County school systems. She retired as the secretary at Page Elementary School.
Until her recent illness she was an active member of Mount Holly First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed bridge, gardening, and spend-ing time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years Charles William Gallman Sr., daughter and son-in-law Meredith and David Gaddis, son and daughter-in-law Charles and Kathy Gallman, and grandchildren Ben, Will, and Harrison Gaddis and Will and Mac Gallman, brother and sister-in-law Kenneth and Joye Brannon, sister-in-law Nancy Dixon and her husband Jack, numerous nieces and nephews, and special friend and caregiver Irene Lopez.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Stuart Garner and the staff of Presbyterian Pulmonary and Critical Care and the staff of Gaston Hospice and the Robin Johnson House for their compassionate care.
A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Chester Memorial Gardens in Chester, S.C. with the Rev. Dr. Jody C. Wright officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gaston Hospice, 258 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC or First United Methodist Church of Mount Holly NC, 140 N. Main Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly, NC is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 23, 2014