Dawn Renee Cates, 49, of Horseshoe Beach died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 as a result of a traffic acident.
She enjoyed the beach, fishing or shopping.
She is survived by her mother and step-father, Elsie and Danny Hicks of Horseshoe Beach; father and step-mother, Bill and Wanda Cates of Carrolton, Ga.; sister, Marina Miller of St. Augustine; brother, Russell Helton of Buford, Ga.; nieces, Tasia Acres and Amanda Helton; nephews, Shane Dooley and Brian Helton and many other family members. She is also survived by husband, Jac Gardner.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Horseshoe Beach Library or First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Beach.
A memorial service was held Nov. 20 at the First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Beach with Lamar Gentry officiating.
Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City.
Rick Gooding Funeral Home
16984 SE Highway 19
Cross City, FL 32628
Published in Chiefland Citizen on Nov. 29, 2012