Funeral services for Mr. Matthew Cates, 79, of Burlington, will be conducted on Monday at 2 p.m. from the Greater Canaan Baptist Church in Mebane. The family will meet with their friends from 1:30 until 2 p.m.
Survivors include a brother, Mr. Willie Cates (Minnie); a sister, Mrs. Bernice Sturgues (Edison); a daughter, Ms. Sheila Cater; two sons, Mr. Freddie Cates and Mr. Alton Cates; five grandchildren, seven great- grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and two special nieces, Mrs. Melinda Poteat and Ms. Flossie Poteat.
Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Hanes Funeral Service, Durham N.C.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2013