Margaret Ellan Gates

Margaret Ellan Gates, 95 of Eureka, Missouri, died August 7, 2019 at St. Andrew’s at Francis Place Nursing Home in Eureka, Missouri. She is survived by her sons, Robert Gates and his wife, Candon of Wildwood, Missouri; Sam Gates of Front Royal, Virginia; two grandchildren, Christopher Gates and his wife Jamie from Bristow, Virginia and Kevin Gates and his wife, Jessica of Florida; three great-grandchildren, Faith, Samuel, and Porter Gates of Bristow, Virginia. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Lee Gates from Hazen; her son, Thomas Franklin Gates; her parents, Homer and Glenn Ford; brother, Joe Ford; sister, Carolyn Parkerson, and twin sister, Mary Pate. A graveside service will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Center Point Cemetery in Hazen.