Clifford Gene Gatewood - Luxora

Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Clifford Gene Gatewood, 61, of Luxora, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville. He was born Feb. 17, 1940, was in the U.S. Air Force and a Vietnam veteran. He was of the Baptist faith and employed by C&G Termite Company.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Gatewood of Luxora; his mother, Hazel Gatewood of West Memphis; two sons, Clifford Wayne Gatewood of Jonesboro and Martin Kennett Gatewood of Blytheville; three daughters, Deborah Gene Blake of Osceola, Vickie Ann Salomon of Manila and Patricia Lee Keeling of Gosnell; a sister, Lynda Lee Wells of Osceola; three brothers, Billy Don Gatewood of Osceola, Carl Dawain Gatewood and Floyce Douglas Gatewood, both of West Memphis; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Dewayne Gatewood, and a daughter, Angie Gatewood.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial was in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens in Osceola.