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BATES
GRETCHEN LOUISE (BRUSH)
Age 46, of Charlotte Court
House, Virginia, went Home to
be with her Lord and Savior on
March 19th, after a 15 month
battle with cancer. She was
born and raised in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, the daughter of
Joe Edgar Brush and Jeane
Diane Brush. She is survived
by her sister, Molly Brush
Grif?th (Daniel) of Phenix,
Virginia; her twin, Heidi Brush
Covey (her late husband, Lynn)
of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; a
brother, Joe E. Brush, Jr.
(Melissa) of San Jose,
California. Gretchen was the
proud aunt of Becky, Laura,
Katie,   Rowan, Jake, Colin,
Corinne, Carter, Chloe, Cooper
and Cody. She was a graduate
of Shenandoah University
School of Pharmacy and
enjoyed serving in Middleburg,
Leesburg, and Brookneal,
Virginia. She mentored many
young ladies that came into
her life and encouraged them
in their personal faith and
growth. Gretchen loved
playing and watching tennis,
traveling, playing the piano,
?ower gardening, and hiking.
The most important day of her
life was when she accepted
Christ as her Lord and Savior
at 29 years of age. The second
most important day was when
God united her with Murrie
Bates and blessed their
marriage. She brightened our
lives with her kind, gentle
spirit and her beautiful bright
smile. A memorial service will
be held at Village Presbyterian
Church in Charlotte Court
House, Virginia   at 3 p.m., on
Sunday, March 31st. Memorial
contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society,
2915 Patrick Henry Highway,
Charlotte Court House,
Virginia 23923. PUCKETT
FUNERAL HOME   is serving
the family.
www.puckettfh.com
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PostedMarch 24, 2019