Delorse "Jeannie" Gatewood

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Delorse "Jeannie" Gatewood, 52, of Rector died Saturday, July 23, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock.

Mrs. Gatewood was born Oct. 25, 1958, to the late Jessie and Mary Lindsey. She was a retired food service manager of Piggott High School and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Mary Lindsey; a brother, Jerry Lindsey, and a daughter-in-law, Peggy Gatewood.

Survivors include her husband, James Gatewood of Rector; two sons, Jimmy Gatewood and Billy Jo Gatewood, both of Paragould; a daughter, Heather and husband Jason Cobb of Rector; two brothers, Troy Lindsey and Melvin Lindsey of Rector; four sisters, Dorothy Whitten of Pollard, Sue Lindsey and Carol Wheeler, both of Rector, and Linda Banning and husband Willie of Piggott, and five grandchildren, Jessie, Simon and Abbie Claire Cobb of Rector and Trevor and Dylan Gatewood of Paragould.

Visitation was Tuesday, July 26, at noon at the First General Baptist Church in Rector. Funeral services were on July 26 at 2 p.m. at First General Baptist Church with Bro. Marston Carpenter officiating. Burial followed at Woodland Heights Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jim Curtis, Nathan Wheeler, Quentin Banning, Troy Banning, Casey Banning and Shane McNeely.

Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector was in charge of arrangements. To sign the online register book log on to