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Joyce A. Gwathmey


1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Joyce A Gwathmey

Virginia Beach - On June 1, 2014 the firecracker that was Joyce A. Gwathmey (Nanny) passed on. Born in Chesterfield County on January 15th 1923 the 5th of Sandros J. and Sarah Schell Ayscue's 6 children (Vernell, Hennie, Edith, Erma, and Sandros J. Jr.) A graduate of Morrison High School and lucky in love she first married the father of her daughter Charlene the predeceased Charles F. Roulet Jr. A resident of Newport News most of her life, until she was lucky enough for the second time (after 17 years of patience) to marry Bill Gwathmey, she moved to Va Beach. Nanny loved gardening and was the life of the party. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Spunky til the end she is survived by daughter Charlene Carney & husband Rick, two granddaughters Melissa & Lindsay, Melissa's husband Lee Hemmingsen, and great grandson Hayden. Grave side services at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News on Thursday June 5, at 12:30 p.m.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 4, 2014
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