Funeral services for Graysen Elise Gates, age 2, born April 16, 2004. God called our precious angel home on Sunday, September 17, 2006. Survived by her loving parents, Ben Gates of Columbia, and Casie Skulley of Gordonsville, Tn.
Survivors besides her parents include: paternal grandmother, Kathy Gates of Lewisburg, and William Gates of Gordonsville. Maternal grandparents Carl and Tracy (Skulley) Endsley of Pleasant Shade. Paternal great-grandmother, Margaret Gates of Englewood, Fl. Paternal great grandparents Cleatis and Nova Sue Norris of Columbia. Maternal great grandmother, Patricia Baker of Oakton, Va. Maternal great grandfather, Gerald Skulley of Red Boiling Springs, Tn. Aunts, Beth Gates of Lewisburg, Crissy Frazier of Pleasant Shade. Uncle, Ethan Endsley of Pleasant Shade. Great aunt and uncles, Karen and Gary Bridges, Pam Matheny, Donna and John Stone. Cousins, Susie and Jake Farler (Janey, Jackson), Julie and Joe Jones (Isaac, Emily), Kellie Bridgees, Beau Bridges and Jeremy Stone, Katie Stone.
Funeral services for Graysen Gates were conducted Tuesday, September 19, 2006 from the Chapel of The Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Red Boiling Springs, with Brother Bobby Seay officiating. Interment followed at the Willette Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Her pallbearers were Casie Skulley, Carl Endsley, Cpt. Ron Baker and William Gates.