Alvanette Johnston Gates
Published: November 29, 2012
Alvanette Johnston Gates age 73 of Warren, Ark. died Wednesday November 28, at the Bradley County Medical Center. She was born September 29th 1939 in Bradley County a daughter of the late Floyd Johnston Sr. and Beatrice Greenwood Johnston. She was the Secretary of Carpenters and Millwright Union Local 497 and a member of Farmville Baptist Church.
Also preceding her in death was her son Rupert Carroll Taylor. Survivors include her husband R.L. Gates, whom she married December 28, 1962 in Rye, Ark.; two sons, Robert Edwin Taylor, Itta Bena, Miss.; and Ronald Keith Gates of Warren, Ark.; a daughter Regina Lynn Gates Gorman and spouse David, Monticello, Ark. A brother Floyd Johnston Jr., Warren, Ark.; and four sisters, Patsy Hunter, Warren, Ark., Tishie Edgars, Jacksonville, Ark., Mary Sharp, Hermitage, Ark. and Joan Johnston Williams, Greens, S.C.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1st at Frazer's Chapel. Burial in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer's Funeral Home. Visitation 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Friday, November 30th at Frazer's. The family would like to thank the Bradley County Home Health Center and Dr. David Foscue for the best care available. Online guestbook www.frazerfuneralhome.com.