Dorothy B. Gates

Published 4:41 pm Friday, April 1, 2016

Dorothy B. Gates, 91, passed away on March 28.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on April 1 at New Bethel Cemetery in Braggs, Ala., with Rev. James Greene officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to services at the graveside.

Mrs. Gates was preceded in death by her husband, William Golson Gates Sr.  She is survived by her daughter, Diane G. Sutherland; sons, Robert B. (Bettie Joe) Gates and William G. (Linda W.) Gates Jr.; grandchildren, Donna G. (Lance) Ledbetter, Jennifer Harbison, Alison Gates (Chad) Fournier, Jason (Lisa) Sutherland and Justin William Gates; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, Jordan (Lee) Fountain, Jesse Gates, Darrian Fournier, Savannah Fournier, Kaya Peacock, Ashlee Harbison, Chase Harbison, Caleb Sutherland, Emma Sutherland, Ryan Yarbrough, Laken Phillips, Ilaina Peacock, Lydea Peacock, Sean White, Braxyn Knight, Justin Peacock, Cotton Yarbrough, Gates Ledbetter, Nolan Ledbetter, Corbin Ledbetter, Viola Fournier and Kerrigan Fountain; sister, Dovie Wells, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Gates’ great grandsons.

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