Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Louise McKinney Gates
May 14, 1927 - May 01, 2018
Born in Halifax County, VA
Resided in Burlington, NC
Friday May 04, 2018, 2:00-4:00 PM
Lea Bethel Baptist Church
1820 Ridgeville Rd.
Prospect Hill, NC 27314
Friday May 04, 2018, 4:00 PM
Church Service
Lea Bethel Baptist Church
1820 Ridgeville Rd.
Prospect Hill, NC 27314
Louise M. Gates went home to be with our Lord, May 1, 2018. Born May 14, 1927 in Halifax County, Virginia, she was wife of the late Dallas Gates and the daughter of the late Malma L. McKinney and Janie Womack McKinney. She is survived by her children, Deborah J. Gates of Burlington, Cathy G. Vaughn (Jim) of Garner, and Garry P. Gates (Kathy), of Elon; and six grandchildren, Amanda Gates, Carey French (Bobby), Anna Williams (Ben), Chris Vaughn, Louie Vaughn, and Laura Gates. She was predeceased by her brothers, Malma L. McKinney, Jr. and Charles E. McKinney.

Louise lived in Prospect Hill, NC for 52 years prior to moving to Elon, NC. She was an active member of Lea Bethel Baptist Church and retired from Person Memorial Hospital.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, known as Nana to her granddaughters and Grandma to her grandsons.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 PM Friday, May 4, 2018 at Lea Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Bud Wrenn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 2:00-4:00 PM.

Pallbearers will be Deacons of Lea Bethel Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Lea Bethel Baptist Church, 1820 Ridgeville Road, Prospect Hill, NC 27314.