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Gertrude Calloway

• May 31, 2018 at 2:11 PM

JOHNSON CITY - Gertrude Calloway, 92, of Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at her home.

She was a native of Southwest Virginia but spent most of her life in Johnson City. She worked as a supervisor with Klopman Mills for much of her early life and devoted her remaining life to raising and caring for her family.

Gertrude was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Johnson City and was passionate in her service to God.

Gertrude was a daughter of the late Joe & Beulah Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Calloway, and one son. She is survived by a son, loving in-laws, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and long-time friends. The family extends a special thanks to long time caregiver Kay Allen.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at Appalachian Funeral Home. A committal service will be held immediately afterwards in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting us @www.appfh.net

Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, is serving the Calloway family. (928-6111)

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