M. Gwen Ethridge

Died: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Location: Garden of Memories Cemetery

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M. Gwen Ethridge, of Tampa, 88, passed away November 11, 2018 after a long illness with Alzheimer’s. She was born in Cuba Landing, Tennessee and was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Gene. They had two daughters, Mary Menendez (Phil) and Margaret Cardoso (Bobby); six grandchildren, Christian Garcia (Kenny), Marcy Plunkett (Robert), Robert Jr (Michelle), Ryan Menendez (Diana), Christopher Antinori (Simone) and Kira Barnes (Ricky);  10 great grandchildren, Garett, Margaret Ann, Sarah, Karsyn, Aidan, Kyndall, Kabott, Ryan Jr, Adrian and Zoe. She retired from Honeywell. Her greatest love was for children. She worked at the children’s church and was a greeter at the Town 'N Country Church of the Nazarene where her late brother was pastor and now her nephew is pastor. She will be greatly missed as mother, grandmother, nana and friend.
The family extends a sincere thank you and appreciation to Karen and Manuel and all the girls at the Austin House for their loving care and kindness to Gwen Ethridge.

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   Posted Wed November 14, 2018
May the words at 1 Corinthians 15:26 be of comfort to the friends and family of Gwen, where it says "the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing."

Manuel and Karen Rodriguez
   Posted Thu November 15, 2018
Our deepest Sympathy, thank you for entrusting her care with us and we pray for God's comfort - all our love

Robert Johnson
   Posted Thu November 15, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by The Johnson Family.

Thoughts and prayers for a wonderful lady we loved and enjoyed over the years, and is finally at peace. She was a special person and brought joy and love to us all. We love you Nana. The Johnson Family

Charlotte & Mark
   Posted Thu November 15, 2018
Your Mother-was a beautiful person , inside & out ,I have so many memories of her . She was so kind & thoughtful to me . She is at peace & in God arms . God Blessyou & your family. With Lovetall your family.

Marcy Plunkett
   Posted Fri November 16, 2018

BALANCE EASEL SPRAY was sent by The Plunkett Family.

Nana, We love you and will miss you always. Love, Rob, Marcy, Margaret Ann, & Sarah Plunkett

Charlotte Zorn
   Posted Fri November 16, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Charlotte .

With our deepest sympathies and love . May God bless and comfort you and all the family. Charlotte & Mark

   Posted Sat November 17, 2018
My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah God’s promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) Peace to you during this difficult time