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Ruby C. Gatewood

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Date published: 2/11/2013

Ruby C. Gatewood

Ruby C. Gatewood, 92, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at her home near Ladysmith.

She was known as "Good Mama" to all who knew her. She graduated from C.T. Smith School in 1939 and was an active member of the Young Homemakers of Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Gatewood; and her parents, Joseph and Effie Clark. She is survived by her daughters, Yvonne and husband Charles Sale and Elaine and husband Donald Satterfield, all of Ladysmith; sister Doris Durrette of Woodford; brother Johnnie Clarke of Partlow; her aunt, Ethel Fritter of Falmouth; grandchildren Janice Sadler and husband David, Dennis Satterfield and wife Shawn, Jeff Sale and wife Tracy and Jennifer Satterfield; great-grandchildren Todd Sadler and wife Beth, Ben Sadler, James Satterfield and fiancee Whitney Green, Chelsea Sale, Taylor Sale and Danica Sale; great-great-grandchildren Jacob Sadler and Kaiden Sadler; brothers-in-law Frank Gatewood and Herbert Gatewood and wife Jeanette; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Monday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the mausoleum chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fredericksburg, with entombment to follow.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Ladysmith Rescue Squad or the Ladysmith Fire Department.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.