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Sunday, September 7, 2008

Mrs. Ann Gillenwater Passing

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. 2 Timothy 4:7-8

KINGSPORT — Mrs. Annie Lee (Foxy) Gillenwater, 85, 300 Carver St., Kingsport, departed this life on Friday (Sept. 5, 2008) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center after a brief illness.

Mrs. Gillenwater was born in Hancock County, Tenn., and made her home in Kingsport for the past 60 plus years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by her father, Mr. Henry Brooks; mother, Mrs. Dora Brooks; husband, Mr. O.M. Gillenwater; several sisters; and one brother.
Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Marie Isome, Buffalo, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Diane Simpson and Patricia Mitchell; three great-grandchildren, Teecie Simpson, Raschad and Gayla Mitchell; three great-great grandchildren, Chantal Andrews, Bria Simpson and G’nye Trashae Garrett; one brother, Mr. Bill Brooks, Kingsport; three sisters, Mrs. Loraine Coleman, Knoxville, Tenn, Mrs. Ruby Manuel, Rogersville and Mrs. Henrietta Jones; a special and loving friend, Mr. Hugh Hodges.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. till the hour of service Tuesday at Central Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted from the church Tuesday at 12 noon with Dr. Anthony Daniels and Rev. William Thomas officiating.
Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Annie Gillenwater and family are in the care of R.A. Clark Funeral Service, Inc. 423-245-4971.