November 18, 2017

Mr. Larry Junior Cates

Larry Junior Cates, of Franklin, Georgia, passed away on July 3, 2017. He was 65.

Mr. Cates was born on March 26, 1952 in Bowdon, Georgia to the late Winfred and Clara Cates.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Nelbra Williams.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene Cates; his children, Dawn Stevens of Bowdon, Georgia, Dustin Cates of Tallahassee, Florida, Johnny Brewer, Scotty Brewer, Kenny Brewer, and Sandy Barber, all of Franklin, Georgia; his grandchildren, Hunter Stevens and Taylor Stevens, both of Bowdon, Jade Cates of Tallahassee, Austin Brewer, Hunter Brewer, and Will Brewer, all of Franklin, Meghan Webb of Whitesburg, Georgia, and Nikki Horne of LaGrange, Georgia; his great-grandchild, Potter Horne of LaGrange; his siblings and their spouses, Wayne and Cindy Cates of Temple, Georgia, Carolyn Williams of Bowdon, Brenda Fernander of Temple, and Danny and Dee Cates of Bowdon; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Sardis Baptist Church. Bro. Darnell Teal officiated.

Pallbearers were Hunter Stevens, Johnny Brewer, Scotty Brewer, Kenny Brewer, Scott Cates, and John Godfrey. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Rainwater Funeral Home of Bowdon, GA was in charge of the arrangements.

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