First Posted: 1/15/2009
Harker Heights, Texas
Jerry L. Cates, 68, died Feb. 29, 2008, at home.
The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church in Salado, Texas, the Rev. John Warden officiating. Burial will follow in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Monika Cates of Harker Heights; three daughters, Deborah Tanner of Savoy, Diane Sawyer of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Geraldine Jackson of Temple; four brothers, Johnny Cates of Red Springs, N.C., Larry Cates of Asheboro, N.C., Roger Cates of Wilmington, N.C., and Connie Cates of Ione, Calif.; three sisters, Pat Essey of Laurinburg, N.C., Becky Gollehon of Cary, N.C., and Cynthia McArthur of Cary; a brother, Erich Geissler of Heilbronn, Germany; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen, Texas, is serving the family.