Gertrude Calloway, 92, of Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at her home. She was a native of Southwest Virginia but spent most of her life in Johnson City. She worked as a supervisor with Klopman Mills for much of her early life and devoted her remaining life to raising and caring for her family.
Gertrude was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church in Johnson City and was passionate in her service to God.
Gertrude was a daughter of the late Joe & Beulah Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Calloway, and one son. She is survived by a son, loving in-laws, six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and long-time friends. The family extends a special thanks to long time caregiver Kay Allen.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at Appalachian Funeral Home. A committal service will be held immediately afterwards in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.