A celebration of life for Mrs. Doreatha Kates will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Petersburg, with the Rev. Dr. Wesley K. McLaughlin, officiating, with interment to follow at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg.
The family will receive friends and family this evening from 4 until 5 p.m. at the Chapel of William N. Bland and Son Funeral Home; the Rev. Dr. Antonio A. Tucker Sr., funeral director.