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Gwendolyn Gilchrist Johnson

December 21, 1954 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 66)

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Obituary

Ms. Gwendolyn Gilchrist Johnson, 66, of Raleigh, NC departed this earthly life on Sunday January 10, 2021.  Her Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the C A Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel, 2415 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC.  A 10:00 AM visitation will precede the 11:00 AM service.  On Friday, January 15, 2021, there will be a public "walk through viewing" for Gwendolyn from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.  Her final resting place will be at Carolina Biblical Gardens, 1530 Creech Road in Garner, NC.

Gwendolyn Lupin Gilchrist Johnson, daughter of the late James and Ben Alice Gilchrist was born on December 21, 1954 in Raleigh, NC. She entered into rest on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home on Royal Pines Drive, Raleigh.

After graduating from Broughton High School in 1973 she enlisted in the US Air Force where she was Honorable Discharged in 1977. After the Air Force she graduated from Wake Tech. and worked at North Carolina State University for 29 years retiring in 2010 to care for her mother. 

Gwen leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Carolyn Shaw, two nieces, Angela Peel (Derrek) and Valerie Jones (Tim), two great nieces, Amber Nicole Peel and Deja Shaw Peel and a host of cousins and friends.

  ***Please Note:  We are requesting that all in attendance wear a face covering or mask for the viewing, visitation and service.  Also know that 6 feet of social distancing is expected.  We are limited to accept a total of 50 individuals per the State guidelines for any indoor service due to the COVID-19 Pandemic! .... Thank you for understanding.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
January 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haywood Funeral Home
2415 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Visitation
Saturday
January 16, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
C.A. Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel
2415 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
C.A. Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel
2415 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 16, 2021

Carolina Biblical Gardens
1530 Creech Road
Garner, NC 27529

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