Posted: Friday, August 13, 2010 1:59 pm
Samuel Gatewood, 78, of Dresden, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at Regional Hospital of Jackson.
Services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden with Bro. Bob Copeland and Bro. Kenneth Williams officiating. Burial was in Macks Grove Cemetery, Dresden.
Lloyd Bell, Bruce Saltsman, Donald Perkins, James Mayse, Michael Zigler and Danny Copeland served as pallbearers.
Gatewood was born Nov. 7, 1931, son of the late Hubert B. and Zelma Elizabeth Glover Gatewood. He was a former member of Palmersville Ruritan Club, Weakley County Industrial Board and former director of Weakley County Bank. He was a current member of Cypress Creek Watershed District and member of Macks Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sue O’Steen Gatewood of Dresden; one daughter, Sheila Turbeville of Dresden; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Lerlean O’Steen of Dresden; and one granddaughter, Precious Elizabeth Turbeville of Dresden.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Beautonne Killebrew and Betty Fowler; and two brothers, Fred Lee Gatewood and Dan Gatewood.
Web site: www.bowlinfuneralhome.com