Mary Carolyn Threatt Gatwood, 86, passed away on Monday, June 25, 2012. Born in Kershaw, SC, on December 7, 1925, she was the first daughter of the late Clifford Threatt and Henrietta Whaley Threatt. She married the late Charles Stewart Gatwood on June 22, 1946. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, caring grandmother, and proud great-grandmother. Her family was her occupation, vocation and passion. She is survived by children: daughter Ann Blackmon and husband David of Kinston, NC; son Elden Gatwood and wife Joanne of Raleigh, NC; daughter Susan Snyder and husband Tim of Hollidaysburg, PA; 11 grandchildren: Kelly Berrevoets and husband Michael, David Blackmon and wife Anne, Ashleigh Gatwood, Aaron Gatwood, Jackie Williams, John Snyder and wife Kennedy, Patrick Snyder and Daniel Snyder; and 4 great-grandchildren: Aidan Blackmon, Charlie Blackmon, Bodacious Williams and Amelia Snyder. A Memorial Service was previously held. Gift memorials may be given to Siler Garden at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27605; or a donation made payable to Cary Community Messiah Choir, PO Box 340, Cary, NC 27512.
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