Mr. Frank Gates

Published 5:00 pm Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Frank Gates, age 60 of 703 Swanson Street and born April 15, 1959 died  Friday, November 28, 2019 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Gates, a native of Newnan, Georgia was the son of the late Brinson and Beulah Gates.  He attended Mt. Pleasant School in Mountville, Georgia. and held employment at West Georgia Customs Fence for over 40 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Willie T. Cotton, brothers, Melvin Jackson, Clarence Gates and Breston Gates, Jr.; and sister, Rosemary Gates.  Fond memories will be cherished by his wife, Mrs. Noble Gates, four children, Tracy (Reginald) Sims, Anthony Cotton, (Nikisha) Latasha Cameron (Dwayne) and Miki (Randall) Swindle; siblings, sister, Jenlu (Hubbard) Abernathy; three brothers, Tommy Lee (Peewee) Jackson, James (Brenda) Gates and Alvin Gates; two sister-in-laws, Eula Cotton and Jessie Mae (JC) Cotton and a brother-in-law, John Thomas (Vivian) Rosser, eleven grandchildren; three great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral services for Frank Gates will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Living Faith Ministries at 1301 Murphy Ave.  Rev. Reginald Sims will officiate with burial at Southview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at his home. Condolences may be expressed at  West Georgia Mortuary is in charge of arrangements