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Geraldine (Laytart) Gates

March 6, 1940 ~ January 24, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Geraldine Laytart Gates, 80, wife of 60 year to Eddie Gates, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Born March 6, 1940 in Harrison County to the late Archie & Velma Rose Laytart, she was a talented seamstress and member of the First Church of God in Paris. Geraldine enjoyed spending time with her friends, baking, crocheting and sewing. She had a great gift of hospitality, having planned many church dinners and would often deliver treats to the special people in her life.

Also surviving are two children: Kim (Skip) Leonardis and Daniel (Heather) Gates; and her pride and joy, four grandchildren: Sarah, Dalton, Lyndsey and Lexie; along with several nieces and nephews.  She had many special friends, among them were Betsy McGee, Janice Judy and Jessie Richardson.

Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by Pastor Tim Pierce and Pastor David Mefford. Burial will follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon Thursday until the time of service.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 28, 2021

1:00 PM
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Donations

First Church of God-Paris
200 Bethlehem Road, Paris KY 40361

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