Dessie Gates

Gary, IN, Indiana

1928 - 2018


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Dessie Mae Gates, 89 departed this life on March 7th, 2018. She was born April 29th, 1928 in Aberdeen, Mississippi. She relocated to Gary, IN where she was a pillar of the community and faithful Christian. She was preceded in death by her husband John Gates Sr., her grandson Courtney Gates, ten...

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John and Tonya, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Mom.I'm hoping that the family find comfort in the precious, loving memories of Mrs Gates. She is at rest now, no more sickness or pain again. My Prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Well the last Matriarch of 17th and Garfield is with the Lord. She will be missed, with her wisdom and special way of putting things lol. I'd like to especially thank her for being a second grandmother to my child and help raising her to be the woman she is...I Love you Ms Gates. Deborah Johnson

To the gates family
I will miss moma gates dearly and I'm very sorry for your loss she will be forever missed
Love always
Family forever love

To the Family of Dessie Gates; Words cannot express the sorrow I have for your family during this difficult time. Please accept my sincere condolences and know that I share in your loss. I too will miss her.