BURLINGTON - Sylvia Murrray Cates 66. of 5077 Rascoe Dameron Road went to be with the Lord Friday, April 13, 2012 at Alamance Regional Medical Center following a period of declining health.
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She was born in Danville, Virginia May 9, 1945 to the late Beverly and Ruby Anderson Murray. She was a graduate of Aycock High School in Orange County. She loved to cook and bake, sew and also loved flowers. She retired from AKG of America (Radiator Manufacturers) and was a member of Grace Baptist Church on Rascoe Dameron Road.
Survivors include her husband, Irvin M. Cates of the home; one daughter, Wendy Cook and fiancé Ray Morris of Gibsonville; two sons Darrell Cook and wife Jackie of Mebane and Chad Cook and wife Terry of Leasburg; seven grandchildren, Christopher Cook, Tim Pruitt, Casey Pruitt, Stephanie Pruitt, Jordan Elmore Dylan Ray and Dacey Ray; and one great-grandchild, Kiley Alexis Lopez.
A memorial service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church with pastor John Crews officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the Memorial Service.
Harrelson Funeral Service is assisting the Cates family with arrangements.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Apr. 16 to Apr. 17, 2012