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Wilma Joyce (Carter) Cates

July 8, 1943 ~ January 12, 2020 (age 76)

Obituary

Wilma Joyce Cates, 76, of Cooper, Texas passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Delta Funeral Home Chapel. Pastors Donnie Powers and Bryce Jester will officiate. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

 Visitation will be from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Serving as pallbearers are Mark Landers, Alan Harris, Marc Moody, David Moody, Bear Wilkins, Gary Thompson, Mark Brantley and Chuck Limbaugh.

Joyce was born in Cooper, Texas on July 8, 1943 to Lloyd and Laura “Quisenberry” Carter. They have preceded her in death as well as her husband, E.J., son, Eric J. Cates, sisters, Barbara Jones and Deanna Landers and brother-in-law, Glenn Landers.

Joyce married E.J. Cates December 14, 1962. She retired after 23 years working at The Delta Bank in Cooper. She was a member of the Crimson River Cowboy Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Laurel Janeen Gibson and husband, Mike, of Cooper; two grandchildren, Justin Gibson and Jacie Reger and husband, Trevor of Cooper; two great grandchilden, Rayni Cate Reger and Ryleigh Jade Reger also of Cooper.

Online condolences may be made at www.deltafuneralhome.com

Services entrusted to Delta Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 14, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Delta Funeral Home
451 Southwest First Street
Cooper, TX 75432

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