of West Memphis, AR
September 20, 1943 - May 13, 2023
Bobbie Nell Taggart Gatewood passed away in Marion on Saturday, May 13, 2023. She was born in Keiser on September 20, 1943, to Joseph and Lucille Taggart. Bobbie was a loving and caring person. She was of the Baptist Faith. She and her husband owned and operated Gator Print in Memphis. Bobbie loved spending time with her family and cooking big meals for the holidays. She enjoyed cruising in her Denali and going to the casino. Bobbie and her late husband, Floyce Douglas Gatewood "Gator", would take Sunday trips to the casino together. She was known to her father as "Bob" while helping him in his workshop. Bobbie is survived by her son, Doug (Leann) Gatewood; daughters, Janet (Kenny) Byard, Kathleen (Mark) Parker; grandchildren, Chris (Samantha) West, Joe Gatewood, Andrew (Leslie) Baum; great-grandchildren, Brennah, Carson, Brayden, Ameya, Jackson; sisters, Doris Sutton, Joann Driver and Joy (Randall) Pratt; She was preceded in death by her husband; parents and sister, Evelyn Ward. A Visitation will be held at Roller-Swift Funeral Home on Friday, May 19, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 pm. Interment: Mississippi County Memorial Gardens. In Lieu of Flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Arthritis Foundation: https://www.arthritis.org/honor-memorial-form Guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
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Sister you will always be missed. We five sisters have had many years of happiness and much love to spread all around to every one. We will miss you and Evelyn in our get togethers. Sorry I could not be at the service today but I was there in HEART AND SPIRIT, Love to all the Gatewood kids and families,
Love to you all
I'll miss hearing your greeting, HI Brother In-Law. Rest on peace. Sister In-Law
My mother held all of us together as a family. Now that she up in heaven with my dad and other family members ill will try to take her position in the family to hold us together big shoes to fill but I won't let my parents down. Will miss you always. You was always the best mother anyone could ever ask for.. She always put people first before herself.. Love you always.
You will be greatly missed.
Bobbie was one of the finest ladies Iâ€™ve ever known. I will miss her and her husband all the days of my life. May she rest in peace with the Lord!
Bobbie was such a beautiful happy soul. An honor and pleasure to know and to be around.My condolences to the family. Wishing you all many happy smiles and memories in your hearts.
Nanny... words could not explain my feelings at this moment. Just know I will always try to make you proud of me .. love you always.. give pawpaw our love. I know you excited to see him again.. watch over us and know you both are truly missed
Aunt Bobbie you will surely be missed, one thing I do want you to know, when we meet again (Which we will) I promise to put my shoes on the first time you ask me to. â¤ï¸
Sending you all my prayers of comfort during this time.
Bobbie will be greatly missed. So many memories at Gator Print and elsewhere. I'm fortunate to have her adopt me as my Southern mom. Prayers for the family.
So very sorry for your loss. Im praying for God to give you comfort in this very difficult time. I love you all.
Aunt Bobbie we will miss you but I know your in a better place . Give everyone a hug from us all ! Love you and I will miss seeing your daily Good mornings. â¤ï¸â¤ï¸
So sorry for your loss. Although I havenâ€™t seen Bobbie in years I remember her as a sweet person.
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I love you and miss you so much nanny. Iâ€™m an definitely going to miss the dinners we had with you on the Holidays and when you tell everyone to take their hats off for pictures. Youâ€™re finally at peace and give paw paw gator a hug for me please â¤ï¸
Our thoughts and prayers and with your family. Psalms 34:18 â€œThe Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.â€
Janet, Douglas and Kathy I so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose our parents and for some reason moms are a lot harder. Praying for yâ€™all.
Mom, words can't express what you meant to me. My Mom, my best friend. You were NUMBER ONE in my eyes no matter what. I will see you again. Watch over us all as we do our best to make you proud. " I Love You Mom" Your Only Redhead daughter Kathleen Miss you so much