Ms. Gwenda Lanell Luna, 75 of Hohenwald passed away October 4,2020 at Southern TN Regional Health Center-Lawrenceburg. Ms. Luna was born in Waynesboro, TN to the late Rod and O’dell Luna on October 19,1944. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a great grandchild Naomi Alkire; and sisters Margaret McGee and Jean Hinson.
Gwenda was a very giving and compassionate single mom of three children often making sacrifices for the good of her family. During this time, she attended school to obtain her cosmetology license. During her senior year of high school, she won the Homemaker of the year award. When not working, she enjoyed spending time in nature often visiting cane creek and the buffalo river to cool off with a leisurely swim. Ms. Luna was described as a remarkably simple woman that enjoyed thrift shopping looking for a good deal and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her infectious smile was said to light up any room.
Ms. Luna leaves behind to cherish her memory daughters Valerie (Randy) Mashburn of Lawrenceburg and Kenda (Ken) Crowe of Hohenwald; son Tommy Lawson of Virginia; grandchildren Tiffany (Devin) Ransom, Sarah Crowell, Jeremy Barber, Ashley (Jeffery) Biondo, Samantha Crowe, Zechariah (Brenda) McCallister, and Hannah (Cole) Parks; 14 great grandchildren; siblings Jerri Lou Kelly, Wanda Lomax, and Bill Luna all from Hohenwald.
Visitation with family and friends will be held Tuesday October 6,2020 from 5:00-8:00pm in the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am on Wednesday October 7,2020 with brother Ronnie Pope officiating.
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