2010-10-07 / Obituaries


Lubie Colon Gates Jr., 64, of Dickinson died Sept. 27, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville.

He was born Aug. 5, 1946. He attended Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include three brothers, William B. (Mary) Gates, Dickinson, Curtis (Quida) Gates, Altha, Fla., Jimmy C. (Marsha) Gates, Alma; one sister-in-law, Marzetta Gates, Grand Bay; several nephews and nieces.

The service was Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Revs. Harvey Hutto and James “Skeeter” Parnell officiating. Burial was in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetey in Scyrene.

Active pallbearers were Daryl Gates, Skippy Gates, Brent Gates, David Gates, Dean Garrick and Manuel Garrick.

Honorary pallbearers were Hunter Hughes and Dalton Powell.

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