2013-01-09 / Obituaries


Miss Mary Edna Gates, 86, of Thomasville died Jan. 13, 2013 at her residence.

She was born March 26, 1926 in Dickinson. She was a member of the Pineview Baptist Church. She worked for the Department of Defense.

Survivors include two sisters, Elizabeth Ethel Gates, Wilma G. Day, both of Thomasville; numerous nephews and nieces; and a host of friends.

The service was Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Mitch Thrower officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Walter Turk, Bill Kennedy, Gene Overstreet, Marshall Parten, Wendell Sheffield, and John Wayne Overstreet.

Honorary pallbearers were Frak Robison, The en’s and Ladies’ Sunday School Classes of Pineview Baptist Church.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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