Reba Loomis Gates Obituary:
Funeral Date: 2/25/2009
Reba Loomis Gates, age 87, of Warren, AR. died Sunday February 22, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born August 20, 1921 in Bradley County, AR. a daughter of the late Emmit Loomis and Idella Davidson Loomis she was a retired employee for Masonite Flooring, member Southside Baptist Church and the widow of Ernie Ted Gates who died April 6, 1982. They were united in marriage June 17, 1939. Also, preceding her in death were daughters Marilyn Frisby, Billie Earniece Gates, grandson Jeffery Richardson, great-grandson James Whitlock. Survivors are 2 daughters Mable Williams, Warren, AR., Sherry Russell, Wilmar, AR. 1 sister Jewell St. John, Fordyce, AR., 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Wednesday February 25, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery at Banks, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jimmy Whitlock, Marvis Dwayne Williams, Phil Thompson, Teddy Ayres, Cliff Gates, Pete Bruce and Coty Bruce.
|Message:||Sherry, Mable and grandchildren. Your Mother, my Aunt Reba, meant so much to me. I could never put into words how much I love her. I have so many happy memories of her and will always treasure them. I pray the the Lord give you comfort and peace. I know there was a great reunion Sunday morn in the presence of God. I love all of you dearly! Charlotte Ann|
|Message:||Thinking of you in this difficult time in your life. My grandmother Mary Susan Davidson Ezell was a sister to Reba's mother Idella.|
|Name:||Steve & Gale Harrelson|