Alvanette Johnston Gates
Funeral Date: 12/1/2012

Obituary:
Alvanette Johnston Gates age 73 of Warren, AR. died Wednesday November 28, at the Bradley County Medical Center. She was born September 29th 1939 in Bradley County a daughter of the late Floyd Johnston Sr. and Beatrice Greenwood Johnston. She was the Secretary of Carpenters and Millwright Union Local 497 and a member of Farmville Baptist Church. Also preceding her in death was her son Rupert Carroll Taylor. Survivors include her husband R. L. Gates, whom she married December 28, 1962 in Rye, AR. 2 sons, Robert Edwin Taylor, Itta Bena, Miss.; and Ronald Keith Gates of Warren, AR. A daughter Regina Lynn Gates Gorman and spouse David, Monticello, AR. A brother Floyd Johnston, Jr. Warren, AR. and 4 sisters, Patsy Hunter, Warren, AR., Tishie Edgars, Jacksonville, AR., Mary Sharp, Hermitage, AR. and Joan Johnston, Simpsonville, SC. 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30pm Saturday, December 1st at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Ronald Neely officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dennis Donahue, Rick Halford, Ed Wright, Larry Sharp, James Hunter, Brian Smith, Sam Smith and Matthew Neely. Honorary pallbearers were Doyle Gates, Bobby Neal, Dr. David Foscue and Bradley County Home Health. The family would like to thank the Bradley County Home Health Center and Dr. David Foscue for the best care available.

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Name: Donna Ozment - Raney
Message: Kieth, so sorry to hear about your mother. Will be thinking of you and your family in the days ahead.

Name: Kaylon & Jimmy Taylor
Message: Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us everyday, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear." May peace and hope Be yours, today and always." We are praying for your family.

Name: Andy Gibbs
Message: Dear Gates Family: You are and will be in our thoughts and prayers. Andy Gibbs

Name: Julia and Mildred Ferrell,Kim Landford, Kristy Spencer
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Laurie Taylor
Message: I'm sorry for your loss! May God comfort you all during this time.

Name: Mary Ann Rauls Clanton
Message: May the Lord bless you all in this time of sorrow

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Keith, you literally just walked out the door of the bank saying, "I've had better days", when I pulled up Frazer's and realized what you were talking about. I guess you think Becky and I are awful because we did not convey our condolences to you, but neither of us knew that you lost your Mom yesterday. I am so very sorry for your loss. Just know that God will get you through this, just like He did after your accident. Be strong. I will be praying for you and your family.

Name: Larenda Green
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss! You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Bubba & Chrisann Gannaway
Message: Prayers

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: So sorry for your loss. May God bless & help you get through this hard & painful time in your lives. Your in our prayers.

Name: joyce and jerry d smith
Message: So sorry about Alvanette. I know you all will miss her. Praying for your sweet memories to carry you through. Praying fir all.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Robert & Joyce Hammons
Message: Keith, we're so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Harold Cantley
Message: R.L. So sorry to learn of your wife's passing, will be praying for you and your family.

Name: GARY AND RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: BRANDON AND FAMILY WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley
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Name: Ernie and Earline Ferrell
Message: RL and Family, please accept our most sincere sympathy during this time of great sorrow.May God comfort you now and the days to follow.

Name: Sandra Williams Dalsanto
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. my prayersnerchant s are with all of you

Name: Wilmot Green
Message: So sorry for your loss. We remember lots of good times over the years. May God guide you all through these trying times. We will be remembering you in our thoughts and prayers. Wilmot & Thelma Green

Name: Tommy Chidester
Message: "Cousins Forever" Peace too All !!