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Wanda Thornhill Gatewood

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POQUOSON - Wanda Thornhill Gatewood, 73, surrounded by family, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her home in Poquoson , VA. Wanda was born in Newport News, a lifelong resident of the Peninsula and a 41 year resident of Poquoson. She retired from Basic Construction as the Human Resources Director after 24 years. Wanda was a 1962 graduate of Newport News High School. Her many activities included flag twirler and Editor of the school newspaper. Wanda was preceded in death by loved parents Al and Pauline Thornhill. She is survived by husband of 55 years John Gatewood, daughters Sheryl Leek (husband, Howard), Kimberly Kinard (fiance, Steve), son Tyler Gatewood as well as five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her loving family, friends and neighbors will cherish the memories of a kind, humorous woman who enjoyed life and touched everyone she knew. A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the . Arrangements are by Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions, 757-825-8070.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 17, 2018
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