Jerry Lee Cates(1942 - 2019)

MSG Jerry Lee Cates, 76, of Dayton Mountain, TN passed away Wednesday, June 5th at Parkridge Medical Center with his daughters by his side. Jerry was born on November 8, 1942 in Chattanooga, TN. He was 23 Year veteran of the United States Army. He also served in the National Guard and Auxiliary Coast Guard.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Bessie Cates, his wife of 53 years, Pearlie Simmons Cates, daughter Tracey Sinclair and a brother, Dwayne Nipper.

He is survived by three daughters, Meredith Revis of Dayton, TN, Josee Hipp of France and Shannon Cates of Dayton, TN. Four brothers, David Williams, Harley Nipper, Terry Nipper & Tim Nipper all from Tennessee. One sister Yvonne Galager. 8 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Services were held Monday, June 10, 2019 at Shady Grove Baptist Church at 10:00 AM with Rev. Darrell Marshall Officiating. Visitation was one hour before funeral time at 9:00. Interment was held at the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors. Sims Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Sims Funeral Home
201 West Pennsylvania Avenue Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-3841
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on June 12, 2019