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Saturday November 26th, 2016
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Winn Funeral Home
Saturday November 26th, 2016

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Gwendola Pearl McEntire

Gwendola Pearl McEntire, 92 of Gainesville, GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 19, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home in Gainesville. She was born May 26, 1924 in Knob Lick, KY. Gwendola was raised in Horse Cave and married Harry J. Salee. In 1954 they moved from Horse Cave to Homestead, FL. She taught kindergarten at First Baptist Church, Homestead. In 1970, Gwendola married Gene McEntire and they spent many years living and working in Montana. Upon Gene McEntire’s death in 1991, she moved to Elizabethtown, and spent many years there before moving to Gainesville, GA. Gwendola enjoyed her Grandsons and Great Grandkids, sewing, traveling and spending time with friends and family. She was a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church, Elizabethtown, KY.

She is preceded in death by her son, Richard Salee, age 8 months, her parents, Harry G. and Mabel P. Galloway, three sisters, Frieda Roberts, Toni Quaite, Capitola Chinn, and one brother Gordon Galloway.

Gwendola is survived by her Son, Harry Salee Jr and Daughter-in-law Alene Salee; two grandsons, Craig J. Salee and Kevin D. Salee; four great grandchildren Emma, Adair, and Luke Salee, Ashlyn Finelli; one sister Judy Anne Elder, and one brother Robert Wayne Galloway.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1p.m. in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Winn Funeral Home.

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Our sincerest sympathy to the family and friends at this your time of loss. We wanted to share a thought found at Job 14:14,15 it states, "If a man dies, can he live again? I will wait all the days of my compulsory serviceUntil my relief comes. You will call, and I will answer you.You will long for the work of your hands." May you have peace and comfort."


Jay River Dec 2 2016 12:00 AM

So very sorry for the loss of Your Mother. I will be keeping You all in my prayers.
Penny Stevenson

Penny Stevenson Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM