Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameViolet Sowers 4577
Birth13 Dec 1908, Winnfield, Winn Psh LA
Death3 Mar 1998, Winnfield, Winn Psh LA Age: 89
Birth19 Mar 1897, Garrs Mill, Winn Psh LA
Death29 Oct 1939, Alexandria, Rapides Psh LA Age: 42
FatherCollier Barksdale Gates (1869-1950)
MotherMary Jane Emmons (1877-1923)
ChildrenCarroll Cullen (1931-2005)
Notes for Clarence Jesse (Spouse 1)

WINNFIELD, La., Nov. 1. (Special) — Clarence J. Gates, 42 local postoffice employe and World War veteran, died Sunday at the Veterans' Hospital at Alexandria, and was buried here Monday.

The First Baptist Church here was crowded to capacity during the religious rites by friends and relatives of the deceased. The Rev. H. H. McBride, pastor of the Baptist church, was assisted in the funeral services by the Revs. Alwin Stokes and G. A. Morgan, pastors of the Presyterian and Methodist churches. Following the services at the church interment was made in the Winnfield cemetery. The pall-bearers were Postmaster Hugh Mercer and the following fellow-postal workers: S. E. Jenkins, D. F. Shell, Henry Harlan, Leo Sowers and Eck H. Bozeman.

The deceased is survived by his wife and son, Carol, his father, the Rev. C. B. Gates of Monroe, and the following brothers and sisters: R. W. Gates, Dodson; Houston and Reggie Gates, of Winnfield; Mrs. E. L. Taylor, Sikes; Mrs. J. C. Green, Monroe, and Mrs. Horace Pepper, of Sikes.
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