Samuel Lee Gates, 43, of Montgomery died Sept. 9, 2008. He was a native of Lower Peach Tree.
Survivors include six brothers, Tommy D. Gates, Turner Gates, James Gates, all of Montgomery, Clarence Gates, Curlee Gates, both of Detroit, Mich., Earl Gates, San Bernardino, Calif.; one sister, Annie R. Gates of Detroit.
The service was Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at Independence Baptist Church of Lower Peach Tree. Burial was in the Mount Sinai Cemetery in Lower Peach Tree. Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home directed.