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Monika

Rettig

Gilkeson

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July 23, 2021

Monika Waultraud Rettig Gilkeson, 80, of 3921 Potts Creek Road died Friday, July 23, 2021, in the Brian Center Nursing Home at Low Moor. Mrs. Gilkeson was born May 29, 1941, in Berlin, Germany the daughter of the late Willie and Martha Strasdeck Rettig. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Klaus Rettig. She was a member of Pinnell Chapel United Methodist Church. Surviving are her Husband of 55 years, Joe Gilkeson of Covington; her Daughter, Nicole Pendleton, and her Husband, Raymond, of Daleville; her granddaughter, Eva Pendleton, of Daleville, her grandson, Grant Pendleton, of Daleville and her nieces and nephews in Germany and The United States. The funeral service will be held Monday, July 26, 2021, at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. David Brown officiating. Entombment will be made in the Alleghany Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive their friends for one hour before the service at Arritt Funeral Home. Visitation Information Date: Monday, July 26, 2021 Time: 7/26/21 12:00 pm - 7/26/21 01:00 pm Arritt Funeral Home Service Information Date: Monday, July 26, 2021 Time: 7/26/21 01:00 pm Arritt Funeral Home Chapel Cemetery Information Date: Monday, July 26, 2021 Alleghany Memorial Park
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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