Kenneth W. Gates, 82, died at his home in Moody on Sunday¸ Apr. 29.
Visitation with the family will be held at First United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 3rd, followed by the Memorial Service at 11 a.m.
Kenneth was a graduate of Hearne High School and Sam Houston State University. He moved to Moody from Waco in 1975 where he operated a florist for 28 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Z. S. Teague Masonic Lodge No. 568.
His survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jane; 2 children, Julie Gates of Weatherford and Randy Gates (Utahna) of Moody; 2 grandchildren, Jackie Jones (Joseph) of Lorena; Scott Gates (Jessie) of Great Bend, Kansas; two great-grand children, Tazzleigh and Tyson Jones of Lorena; and one sister, Vermel Bland of Rockdale.
For those who desire, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 98, Moody, TX 76557 or to Moody Community Library P. O. Box 56, Moody, TX 76557.