Gates, Edna Mae Is a woman who constantly in her daily life demonstrate her sensitivity to the needs of others. She was born September 23, 1923 in Marshall, Texas. Preceded in death by her husband George Gates. Survived by her son: Lionell Griffin and wife Linda, grandson: DeAndre Henderson, stepson: W. A. Gates, stepdaughter: Jean Turner, and 5 grandchildren. Attended public school in Brownsboro, Texas, Her hobbies are creatively preparing food and fishing. She admonishes them to stay in church, obey their parents, don't use drugs. She also would teach young people to cook. Instead of giving till it hurts, keep giving until it feels good. Visitation 9:00am-8:00pm, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Service 11:00am, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Antioch Church. 7550 S. Hampton Dallas, Texas 75232
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Dec. 12, 2012