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2012-02-02 / Obituaries


Annie Louise Hill Gates, 48, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. She was born Sept. 29, 1963 in Butler.

Graveside services were Monday, Jan. 30 at Hickory Grove Cemetery with special music by Billy David Ballard and Lisa Bishop.

She was preceded in death by her father, George Hill.

She is survived by her husband, James Shelton Gates of Sweet Water; mother, Mallie Louise Jowers of Sweet Water; brother, Benny Jowers of Sweet Water; sister, Angela Gates of Fulton; nephew, Jesse Gates of Fulton; three nieces, Tiffany Jowers of Sweet Water, Brittany Jowers of Forkland and Katlen Gates of Fulton.

Pallbearers were Jesse Gates, Jeff Kelley, Champ Smith, Jimmy Ballard, Billy Ballard and Buddy Smith.

Kirk Funeral Home in Demopolis directed.

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