Gail Pearl Johnson (Duvernay) Fitch born July 10, 1943 to Norma and Nelson Johnson, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at University Medical Center. She is the beloved wife of Herman P. Fitch, Jr. and mother of Angela Duvernay, the late Curtis Duvernay, Jr. Stepmother of Herman Fitch III, and Monique F. Lewis. Sister of the late Barbara J. Bell, Boston W. Johnson of San Diego, Ca., Ruby J. Williams and Joseph B. Jefferson of Washington, D.C. Step sister of Nelson Johnson, Jr., Darlene J. Mack, Glen and Kenneth Johnson of Atlanta, Ga. Grandmother to Tokarra, Christie, Courtney and Taymarr Duvernay. Step-grandmother to Herman P. Fitch IV, Juwan, Tyler, Curtis Fitch, Candace Gautreaux, Chantell and Taylor Fitch. Great-grandmother to Treasure, Theron, Jr., Trae Carr, Terrence Lindsey II, Jermanie and Jermaine Thomas, Jr. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life gathering on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church, 3306 S. Liberty Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70115 at 10:00 AM. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM in the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Payne Memorial A.M.E. Church.