Frances Karen Cates, 74 of Efland died Friday, January 18, 2019. She was a native of Guilford County, retired nursing assistant and a member of Eastside Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Ronald Newell and Alta McPherson Robinette.
She is survived by her husband, Burnice Cates; children, Amy C. Storey, Jeffrey Cates and wife Tracey, Chad Younger and wife Angie, Paula Smith and husband Derek; grandchildren, Alicia Sutton and husband Jon, Tiffany Faris and husband Keith, Johnny Deel, Ethan Cates, Tanner Cates, Bailey Eastwood, Tyler Eastwood, Sara Williams, Michael Williams; great grandchildren, Skyler Sutton, Landon Sutton, River Faris, Emory Deel.
A service to celebrate her life will be 2:00 PM Monday at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by Pastor Chuck Perkins. Burial Will Follow in Mt. Zion Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 1:00 – 2:00 before the service. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance/Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215. Online condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.net