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2013-01-17 / Obituaries


Mary Edna Gates, 86, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at her home. She was born March 26, 1926 in Dickinson. She worked for the Department of Defense and was a member of the Pineview Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sisters, Elizabeth Etherl Gates and Wilma G. Day, both of Thomasville; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 15 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Mitch Thrower officiating. Interment followed at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

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.

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