Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Joseph Gwynn (1925-2007)

Obituary of Joseph Gwynn (1925-2007)

Mr. Joseph Gwynn
Jan 10, 2007 - 10:17:21 am CST

Yanceyville, NC - It is with Profound Sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Joseph Gwynn of 131 Melvin Wrenn Rd., Yanceyville, NC, who died Sunday, January 7, 2007 in the Alamance & Caswell Hospice Home in Burlington, NC.

He was a native of Caswell County, NC the son of the late Jim Henry Gwynn and Rosa Turner Gwynn, born June 1, 1925. He was a member of Blackwell Baptist Church and was an employee of Dan River Mills before retirement.

He was married to Addie Pulliam Bumper Gwynn who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by 1 son, Sandy L. Bumper; 1 daughter, Joyce Covington; 2 sisters, Annie Bell Gwynn and Mary Penoy Gwynn Hood; 4 brothers, Willie Huston, Jimmy Jr., John Ernest, and Edward (Pecker) Gwynn.

His survivors are 5 daughters, Mrs. Josie Vanessa Gwynn Thompson (Terry) of the home; Mrs. Christine F. Miles of Ft. Washington, MD, Mrs. Linda Horton of Burlington, Mrs. Patricia Walker of Yanceyville, NC and Mrs. Angela Luck (Elder Nelson) of Danville, VA' 2 sons, Charlie L. Bumper (Shirley) if Hyattsville, MD and John Larry Bumper (Inez) of Danville, VA; 1 brother, Wilson Gwynn (Mayrine) of Yanceyville, NC; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Gwynn will be Friday, January 12, 2007at 1:00 p.m. at Blackwell Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Everett Dickerson delivering the eulogy. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The body may be viewed Thursday evening from 2 to 8 p.m. at Fulton Funeral Home Chapel. The family may be contact at his residence 131 Melvin Wrenn Rd., Yanceyville, NC. All arrangements for Mr. Joseph Gwynn are entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home, 219 Dillard School, Yanceyville, NC.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 10 January 2007

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