Quietly and peacefully on Sunday, August 28, 2011, Gwendolyn departed this earthly life in Washington, DC. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 1, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm at House of Praise Church 5110 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave. NE Washignton, DC. Interment will be held on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 3:00pm at Pineview Cemetery, 436 Pineview Street, Rocky Mount, NC. North Carolina Service Entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home.