Gwendolyn Jeffries

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Funeral service for Mrs. Gwendolyn Jeffries was 2:30 p.m., Friday, November 26, 2021, at Riverwood Family, with interment in the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.

Mrs. Jeffries, 78, passed away November 22, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Brookhaven, born November 25, 1942, to Claude Wooten and Lorena Prather Wooten. She was a retired Teacher with Boswell Health Services and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. Mrs. Gwen was accomplished in many areas, as a pianist she used her talent in music with her faith family at New Prospect for many years; she was also a very gifted artist, everything from painting to ceramics. She would enjoy the simpler things in life too, reading and gardening, and would create beautiful arrangements for friends to enjoy. Mrs. Gwen loved the Lord Jesus Christ and lived each day to honor Him. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jeffries; her parents; and two brothers, Gordan Wooten and Steve Wooten.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Will Jeffries and wife, Tanya; Robin Jeffries; brother, Howard Wooten and wife, Donna; three grandchildren, Tanner Monaghan, Taylor Jeffries and Charlie Jeffries; and two great-grandchildren, Avery Tucker and Ledger Monaghan.

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