Beverly Ira Gates

Mrs. Beverly Ira Gates, 73, of 719 Maryland St. died at a local hospital at 9:15 yesterday morning, September 17, 1960, after an illness of six weeks.

She was a lifelong residents of Columbia and a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Survivors include four daughters: Mrs. George D. Brown, of Pelion, Mrs. T. L. Hicks of Gastonia, N. C.; Mrs. Miriam Ford of Columbia; three sons, the Rev. W. D. Gates of Greer, Norton J. Gates of New Ellington, and the Rev. Norwood A. Gates of Columbia; one sister, Mrs. Rosa Lucas of Columbia; two brothers, Dorsey Gates of Columbia, and Pinckney Gates of Blaney; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body is at Thompson Funeral Home.

September 17, 1960  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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