Edger H. Gates Obituary:
Funeral Date: 2/21/2007
Edger H. Gates, age 78, of Warren, Arkansas died Sunday, February 18, at Bradley County Medical Center. He was born October 15, 1928 in the Gravelridge Community (Bradley County, Arkansas) a son of the late Oma Hah Gates and Genette Poole Gates. He was a U S Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired steel fabricator for Southern G. F. of Atlanta, Georgia. Surviving is a daughter Dana Leigh Gates, Murphy, North Carolina; 3 sisters Lorene Davis, Lonoke, Ark, Ruby Lee Cox, Little Rock, Ark. and Ernestine Gates, Little River, South Carolina. He was preceded in death by a brother Fred Vontee Gates and a sister Lois Hagerman. Graveside services were 1:30pm Wednesday, February 21, at Green Grove Cemetery near Strong with Reverend Mack Able officiating. Brother Mack Ables and Sister Dorothy Ables sang. Pallbearers were Lloyd Gates, R.L. Gates, Joseph Head, Jeremy Peeters, Fred Gates and Oscar Bledsoe. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home.