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Mary L. Gates

October 3, 1935 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Mary Gates Obituary

Mary Chisholm Gates was born October 3, 1935 om Savannah, Georgia. She moved to Jacksonville, Florida in her life where she met and married Sidney Gates, Jr.

Mary was a faithful member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the Missionary Society and Love and Goodwill Society.

Mrs. Gates was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Harold “Ricky” Aikens, Willie Lee Gates and Sidney “Flat” Gates; and daughter, Christina Gates.

Mary leaves to celebrate her memories, son, Samuel Gates (Geraldine); two daughters, Mary Ann Gates and Stella Louise Graham; grandchildren, Michael Aikens, Tamara Charles (Wiltron), Rogers Elmore (Casandra), Quatialis “Tia” Monroe (Oliver); Lalita Wright (William), Sammie Gates Jr. (Elizabeth), Rocky Gates, Ricky Gates, Tandra Ragland (Quenton), Starza Williams, Sheri Williams, Michael Foster (Melissa), Charles Gates, Marcus McNair (Kenna), Dorian Graham, Mark Gates, Heleaince Gates, Michael Gates, Tameika Mays and Jamail Aikens; special nieces and nephew, Mae Eva Johnson, Flemming and Cora Albertie; caregivers, Shirley Jordan, Wanda Samuels, Earl Samuels, and Beverly Moore; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, church family and friends.

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October 4, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Northside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
6665 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32219

Home Going Service
October 5, 2023

1:00 PM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
7141 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32219

Interment Following Service
October 5, 2023

Restlawn Cemeteries North
2600 Ribault Scenic Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32208


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