Jewelene Gillenwater, age 72, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Grace Healthcare in Abingdon, Va. Ms. Gillenwater was born on April 23, 1945, to the late George and Beatrice Kestner.

A lifelong resident of the area, Ms. Gillenwater attended Valley Street Baptist Church. Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy W. Gillenwater, Sr.; and step-son, Billy Wayne Gillenwater Jr.

Survivors include daughter, Teresa Ann Gillenwater Smith; three sisters, Betty Kestner Foran, Sarah Kestner, and Mary Kestner Gobble; three grandchildren, Brandi Gillenwater, Terry Kolling II, and Destiny Cheyanne Smith; one great grandson, several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Dr. Paul Umstott. Also, a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Grace Healthcare.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 12 until 1 p.m. at Frost Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow in the Forest Hill Memory Gardens.

 

Online condolences can be made at www.frostfuneralhome.com.

 

FROST FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, OF ABINGDON, VA., IS HONORED TO SERVE THE GILLENWATER FAMILY.