Ernestine Cates, 83, formerly of Senath, Mo., died Sunday, March 30, 2008, at the West Houston Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
Born Oct. 29, 1924, in Senath, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Nora B. Carrington Wood.
She married Winfred S.H. Cates, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, J.R. Wood and two sisters, Eula Wood Newton and Beulah Newton.
Survivors include one son, John Cates and wife, Susan, of Sugarland, Texas, and two grandchildren, Catherine and John Cates.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 4, in the McGrew Cemetery at Senath with Mike Masters officiating.
Pallbearers were Dondee, Burt and Mylo Barrett, John Cates, Jr., Mike Masters and Welton Huggins.
McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.