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On May 1, 2020, Gaynelle Brown McNichols died peacefully in her home at Achilles.

For many years, she was an interpreter in Colonial Williamsburg, retiring in 2009. She did extensive work in researching the history of and developing programs for the Gaol and Colonial Capital. Outside of work, she enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and dog (Max) and cat (Fiona).

Gaynelle is survived by her sisters, Betty Setterholm and Joanne Brown; her son, Wade; her grandchildren, Alton, Grace, and Madeline; her nieces, Ericka Fox and Betty Lou Sammons; her grand-niece and -nephew, Kandice Wauhop and Joseph Fox, and her great-grand-nephews, Micah, Lucas, and Jesse Wauhop.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061 or Bread for Life Food Pantry, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a time and location to be determined.

Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home.