Rosie Marie Gates a faithful servant of God, dedicated her life to Christ and others until her death on Thursday, September 3, 2015 after a long battle of asthma and other illness.

Rosie Marie Gates was born March 22, 1952 to the late Zachariah Thrash and Minnie Mae Davis in Grovehill, AL. She was the 2nd child and the oldest daughter of four children.

Rosie gave her life to Christ at a very early age. She lived a very wonderful life full with nothing but love, happiness and faith regardless of how she felt. She married Tommy Gates in the summer of 1971 until legal separation in 1980, and out of the union three children was born. And on Sept 23, 1997 she meet her life partner James Moorer who was faithfully by her side all the way until she transition over into the kingdom of heaven.

Rosie was preceded in death by her brother Authur Lee McNeal, nephew Leandre Davis, granddaughter Brianca Washington and son Christopher Gates.

Rosie leaves to cherish in her memory estrange husband Tommy Gates Sr, very devoted companion James Moorer, loving mother Minnie Davis, uncle Willie Davis of Lower Peachtree, AL; loving children, Tommy (Loretta) Gates Jr., Angela Gates, Aerial Gates, Sheritta Gates, Kendra McGraw, Stacy Stovall, Antonio Andrews, Antwoin Williams all of Montgomery, AL; two loving sisters, Doris (David) Miles, Lillie Young of Montgomery, AL; two nieces, Emerald (Micheal) Davis, Breosha Packer, three nephews, Tracy (Toni) Packer, Algernon Young, Benjamin Young Jr. sixteen grandchildren, Ikea Gates, Tujuana McIntyre, Shanaevea Gates, Artavious Gates, Tomaya Gates, Jacquez Stoudemire, Precious German, Preston Gates, Averan Andrews, Kevwoin Gates , Javaren Smith, Lakyah German, Tiauna Sanderson, Jada Hall, JaMonte Williams, devoted granddaughter Averial Gates. three great grandchildren Jeremyah Moorer, JaMiya Moorer, and Larry Stinson Jr., six great nieces and nephews, Erica Davis, Amber Davis, DeAndre Davis, Leandria Davis, Artravious Calvin, and Illeana Young, Godkids, Corey Marshall, Reginald Scullock, Tiffany Watts, Nicolby Sanderson, Tiffany Carter, Jastina Tallie, and Willie Davis, very devoted and caring friends, Eartha Nobles, Olean Mitchell, Quintella Sanderson, Rosebud Stinson, Jerome Pernell, Mary Love, and Yosheika Ware. And a extremely big host of family and friends that she loved all equally.

E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
1120 Bragg Street
Montgomery, AL 36108
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