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Maybelle Tubbs Gates, 94

New Albany MS Obituary 2018

Maybelle Tubbs Gates

October 13, 1923 – April 4, 2018


Maybelle Tubbs Gates, 94, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Magnolia Place in New Albany. She was born October 13, 1923 in Cullman, Alabama to the late Sam and Susie Baldwin Tubbs. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

She enjoyed sewing and quilting, growing vegetables and flowers, and cooking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 3:00p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Tommy Wilder officiating. Burial will be at Glenfield Memorial Park. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by 1 daughter: Glenda Little (Sammy) of New Albany; 2 sons: Hugh Gates, Jr., (Gloria) of Eads, TN., and Terry Gates (Barbara) of New Albany; 1 brother, Grady Tubbs of Big Springs, TX; 8 grandchildren: Amy Spencer (Eric), Christie Cottrell (Shane), Matthew Gates, Joey Gates (Jamie H. Gates), Jamie Chism (Kevin), Jason Gates (Kristin), Donna Speck (Jeff), and Kevin Little (Sherrie); 16 great-grandchildren: Hannah Spencer, John Wesley Cottrell, Millie Cottrell, Molly Walker (Channing), Dillen Speck, Austin Speck (Andria), Tyler Speck (Caley), Rhett Gates, Hayden Gates, Kylie Beth Gates, Fisher Gates, Bailey Littlejohn, Jon Logan Little, Reid Little, Konner Little and Dalton Chism; and 2 great-great-grandchildren: Clayton Speck and Emmett Walker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hugh Gates, Sr.; a son, Samuel Gates; and by five brothers and sisters.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank each and everyone at Magnolia Assisted Living facility and Kindred Hospice, especially Mary Ferguson, Lou Ann Kidd, and Sue Botbyl. We will not forget all your kindness shown to us.!/Obituary

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