VENICE, Ill. — Mrs. Leola Gatewood, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away December 30, 2012, in Venice, Ill.
She was educated in the schools of Oakland, Calif.
She was a housewife.
Her husband, Hoover Gatewood, Sr., preceded her in death, October 21, 1995.
She is survived by three sons, Hoover Gatewood, Jr., and Johnny Lee Gatewood, both of Venice, Ill., and Reverend A.L. Gatewood, Pine Bluff, Ark.; two daughters, Lee Etta McCloud, Peoria, Ill., and Shirley Ann Gatewood, Detroit, Mich.; five brothers, Matthew Winston, Pine bluff, Ark., J.D. Adcock Jr., Sandusky, Ohio, and Calvin, Roy and Evester Adcock, all of Norwalk, Ohio; three sisters, Beatrice Lambert, Pine Bluff, Essie Adcock,Dayton,Ohio and Pastor Barbara Ann DeKu, Cincinnati, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and twenty-six great-grand children.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 5, 2013, at the P.K. Miller Mortuary.
Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-6 p.m. Friday, at the mortuary.