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Leroy Gatewood

Visitation:
Monday, July 30, 2012
1:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home
P.O. Box 100
1401 E. Main ST
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Service:
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
10:00 AM
Allen Cemetery
Colcord, OK

Special Services:
Graveside Service

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Leroy Gatewood, 76, of Colcord, OK passed away July 27, 2012, in Springdale, AR. He was born April 3, 1936, in Row, Oklahoma to the late Charlie and Cora Gatewood. He married Nadine Arnold on August 17, 1955 in Jay, Oklahoma. He was owner and operator of Gatewood sawmill for many years in the Flint Hill area. Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Cora Gatewood, 4 brothers; Jessie Gatewood, Tom Gatewood, John Gatewood, and Jerry Gatewood.

Survivors include: his wife, Nadine Gatewood of the home

Three daughters: Angela Janes and husband Chester
Elania Amos and husband Michael
Velma Favor and husband Wayne all of Colcord, OK

Three Brothers: Cecil Gatewood and wife Sylvia of Stilwell, OK
Gene Gatewood and wife Barbara of Stilwell, OK
Billy Gatewood and wife Sharon of Siloam Springs, AR

Two Sisters: Florence Lane of Fort Gibson, OK
Doris Sellers and husband Percy of Tahlequah, OK

4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Allen Cemetery near Moseley, OK with the Rev. Luke Church officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, AR.



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