The Daily Times News (Burlington, North Carolina) 22 September 1964 (Page 19)
Mrs. Neal's Father Dies In Caswell
Alvin Stokes Gatewood Sr., 96 of Gatewood, in Caswell County, died at his residence last night at 10:05 o'clock after an extended illness. He was the father of Mrs. Tom S. Neal, of Burlington. A native of Caswell County, he was the son of the late William Henry and Mary Hodges Gatewood. He was a charter member of Bethel Methodist Church and served as steward for 40 years. He also was a member of Caswell Brotherhood Masonic Lodge No.11.
In addition to Mrs. Neal, he is survived by two sons, Alvis S. Gatewood Jr., of Winston-Salem and Cary Gatewood, of Gatewood; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body will remain at Townes Funeral Home in Danville, Va., pending completion of funeral arrangements.
Alvis Stokes Gatewood (c.1868-1964) was a son of William Henry Gatewood (1821-1900) and Mary Jane Hodges (1830-1890). He was married to Mary Elizabeth Glass, and they had three children.