|Birth: ||May 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2004|
October 21, 2004 "Giles Free Press"
Cecil Alex Cates, 84, of Pulaski died on October 13, 2004 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday at Bennett-May Funeral Home with Rev. Dale Myers officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Good Springs, Alabama. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He married Iva Imogene Rithmire on November 15, 1940. They later divorced. He married the former Rachel Josephine Ridner on September 18, 1981. She died on January 28, 1994. He is survived by his daughters, Jo Ann Wallace and Patricia Ann Lackey, both of Florence, Alabama, Bobbie Jean Rhodes of Somerville, Alabama, and Bertha Darlene Cates of Newport; his step-children, Ruby Barnett, Connie Morris, and David Scott; his brother, John Noah Cates of Decatur, Alabama; his sisters, Violet Helen Townsend of Pulaski and Susie Lee White of Florence, Alabama; twelve grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Alex Cates (1888 - 1962)
Della Florence Hunt Cates (1894 - 1934)
Iva Imogene Rithmire Letson (1924 - 2002)
Rachel J Cates (1929 - 1994)
Bobbie Jean Cates Rhodes (1947 - 2013)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Alex Roller
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
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