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Julia Katherine Collier Gates


1926 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Julia Katherine Collier Gates

Alexandria - A memorial service celebrating the life of Julia Katherine Collier Gates will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church, with Dr. B. David Brooks officiating. Visitation will be held at the church following the service.

Julia Katherine Collier Gates, 92, of Alexandria, was born January 10, 1926 and departed this life on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Regency House Alexandria.

"JuJu", as she was known to her family, was a very active member of Calvary Baptist Church and the "In the Word" Bible class . She was a loving and devoted Christian who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by all who loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Katie Abington Collier; brother, Robert W. Collier. M.D. and sisters, Alice Burgess and Alma Parks.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 70 years, Howard Louis Gates, Sr.; sons, Howard Gates, Jr. (Janelle) and James Watson Gates (Christina Frazer); grandchildren, Stephanie Gates Puckett (Raymond) and Matthew Louis Gates (Jennifer); great grandchildren, Jackson Gates Puckett, Tucker Louis Gates and Noah Michael Gates and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Services are under the direction of Hixson Brothers of Alexandria.

To extend online condolences to the Gates family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.
Published in The Town Talk on Aug. 12, 2018
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