Edwin Parker Gates, 77, retired Pangburn Candy salesman, died Wednesday, June 7, 1995, of cancer at his home. Services were at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, at Crenshaw United Methodist Church where he was a member with burial in Longtown Cemetery near Crenshaw.
He was a World War II Air Force veteran and a member of the Crenshaw Lions Club.
Mr. Gates, the husband of Catherine Howze Gates, also leaves a daughter, Kitty Woolf of Midland, GA; two sons, Edwin Parker Gates of Livington, AL and Ted Allen Gates of Dothan, AL; a sister, Virginia Ann Gates of Memphis; a brother, Luther Gates of Jackson; and four grandchildren.
The family requests that any memorials be sent to Crenshaw United Methodist Church or Lapidus Memorial Library in Crenshaw.
Quitman County Democrat, June 15, 1995
Ted Allen Gates
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