|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1925|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 2006|
d/o James Lee and Edith Smith McAtee; married Philip Gates 1 Nov 1945
Gates, Doris Ann "Judy" (McAtee)
Doris McAtee (Judy) Gates, 80, of Columbus, passed away June 29.
She was born Nov. 14, 1925 to James Lee McAtee and Edith Smith McAtee in Waco.
She graduated from the University of Texas in 1945 and married Philip Gates Nov. 1, 1945 in Waco. The couple moved to Columbus in 1949, where Judy was active in community affairs. She was one of the founders and an early president of the Columbus Homes Tour and for many years served on the board of the city library. She was a keen amateur potter and collector of modern pottery. She took great pleasure in demonstrating the craft to young people.
She is survived by her husband; her sister, Ruth and husband, John Seymour Belew; brother, James Lee McAtee and wife Francis; daughters, Edith Leigh, now resident in Chicago, and Ellen Pat and husband, John Chamberlain, of London.
A graveside service was conducted July 3 at Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Columbus with Pastor J. Paul Bruhn officiating.
Memorials may be sent to the Nesbitt Memorial Library in Columbus.
Colorado County Citizen, July 12, 2006
Courtesy of The Citizen
James Lee McAtee (1898 - 1972)
Edith Beatrice Smith McAtee (1898 - 1969)
Ruth McAtee Belew (1921 - 2014)*
James Lee McAtee (1924 - 2011)*
Doris Ann McAtee Gates (1925 - 2006)
Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery
Created by: Skip Farrow
Record added: Jul 15, 2012
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