Osie Z. Gates Obituary:
Funeral Date: 6/11/2004
Osie Z. Gates, age 94, of Harrell, Arkansas died Wednesday June 9, at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren. She was born February 5, 1910 in Bradley County, Arkansas a daughter of the late John R. Rowell and Mattie Mae Temple Rowell. She was a homemaker and a member Shady Grove Baptist Church in Jersey. She married Carroll Edward Gates on July 24, 1926 and he died November 12, l981. She was also preceded in death was a daughter Katherine Louise Dalton. Survivors are 1 daughter Carolyn Hopper, Harrell, Ark; 1 sister Mistle Hollingsworth, Hermitage, Ark; 5 grandchildren Vickie Taylor, Arizona, Susan Johnston, Harrell, Ark, Becky Silliman, Camden, Ark, Marty Dalton, Arizona and Rusty Hopper, Harrell, Ark; 7 great-grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. Graveside services were 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 11, Shady Grove Cemetery at Jersey with Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Arrangements by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Steve Johnston, David Silliman, Kenny Johnston, Andy Johnston, Rusty Hopper and Floyd Hopper. Memorials preferred Shady Grove Baptist Church.