Brigitte “GiGi’ Hess Gonzales, 73, of Carrollton passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born in Germany to the late Heinrich and Berta Hess. She had a very successful career in retail jewelry sales, after retirement she enjoyed traveling, and meeting with her local German friends. Never met a stranger and enjoyed life to the fullest. She is survived by her husband of 28 years Florencio Lawrence Gonzales, daughters, Susanna Lee McCullen and husband Michael, Dionne Gonzales and Dawn Gonzales Fender and husband Tim, a son Brandon Gonzales, grandson Michael McCullen and great granddaughter Sophia McCullen. A memorial service will be held on Sunday April 8, 2018 at 4 p.m. in Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield, VA. The family will receive friends after the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carrollton Vol Fire Department, P O Box 77, Carrollton, VA 23314. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.