Gwendolyn Royal, 80, passed away on December 5, 2018. She was the office manager at Jefferson Special Police for over 30 years and a member of Evangel World Prayer Center. Gwen was a loving mother and grandmother who had a heart of gold and was a friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William O. Royal; parents, Herbert and Kathleen Whittinghill Colburn and sister, Sondra Kay Colburn.
Gwen is survived by her children, Daniel Cottrell and Kimberly Miller; siblings, Jimmy W. Colburn, Jerry H. Colburn, and Carolyn R. Seawright and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Southwest Louisville Chapel, 10304 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY from 11am-6pm with a celebration of Gwen's life beginning at 6pm.
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