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Gertrude P. Stinson, 85

GLADSTONE, May 11 -Gertrude Paulin Stinson, 85, of Gladstone, died Friday, May 7, 2004.

She was born February 16, 1919 in Buckingham County, a daughter of the late George W. Stinson and Sarah Elizabeth Via Stinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie T. Stinson, whom she was married to for 66 years.

She is survived by her children, Melvin Stinson, Dale Stinson, David Stinson and his wife, Jeanne all of Gladstone and Peggy Stinson dark of Schuyler; grandchildren, Carrie Stinson, Bud Stinson, Brenda dark Roberts and Theresa dark Harris; great-grandchildren. Jenny Roberts, Richie Roberts, Whitney Harris, Chad Harris and Spence Harris; a sister, Lorene Stinson Bryant of Wingina and a brother, George P. Stinson of Appomattox. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Stinson.

Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday at the Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, with interment in the Bryant Family Cemetery.