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 Etherl Gates, Wilma G. Day, both of Thomasville; numerous nephews and nieces; and a host of friends.
The service was Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel with Rev. Mitch Thrower officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.
Active pallbearers were Walter Turk, Billy Kennedy, Gene Overstreet, Marshall Parten, Wendell Sheffield, and John Wayne Overstreet.
Honorary pallbearers were Frank Robison, The Men’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.