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Otis Gatlin Obituary

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With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Otis Gatlin (Vanceboro, North Carolina), born in Hopewell, Virginia, who passed away on April 7, 2021 at the age of 90. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Otis Gatlin to pay them a last tribute. You may also light a candle in honor of Otis Gatlin.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Clarence Gatlin and Ethel England Gatlin; his son D. Jay Gatlin; and his siblings, Leonard, Matthew, Allen, Curtis, Steve Gatlin, Margaret G. Ipock and Lillie Mae Hearen.

He is survived by : his wife Lue Rhe Jones Gatlin; his son Tony Gatlin (Brenda) of New Bern; his grandchildren, Courtney G. Chenoweth (Zack) of New Bern, Meagan G. Smith (Ryan) of New Bern, Kayla Gatlin of New Bern and Tamara Downing (Simeon) of New Bern; his great grandchildren, Collin, Rylee, Salle Smith, Sullivan and Savannah Chenoweth; his brothers, Miller Gatlin (Joanne) of Raleigh and Ray Gatlin (Patsy) of New Bern; and also, Michael Dixon, Michelle Haddock (Levy), Scott Dixon (Kim), Josh, Caroline Haddock, Faith and Hope Dixon. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Saturday, April 10th 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro (608 Farmlife Ave, Vanceboro, NC 28586). A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 11th 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Juniper Chapel Fwb Church (655 Piney Neck Rd, Vanceboro, NC 28586).

Memorials may be made to Juniper Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 655 Piney Neck Rd, Vanceboro, NC 28586; or to Vanceboro VFW Post 11119, P. O. Box 978, Vanceboro, NC 28586.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory



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Apr 10

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Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farmlife Ave, Vanceboro, NC 28586

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Apr 11

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3:00 PM

Juniper Chapel Fwb Church
655 Piney Neck Rd, Vanceboro, NC 28586

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