11/17/15 — Opal V. Cates

flower 24Opal V. Cates, age 84 of Moore County, passed this life on Sunday, November
15, 2015 at Harton Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held
Tuesday, November 17 at 2 PM at Lynchburg Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Hice
officiating. Burial will follow at Lynchburg Cemetery. Visitation with the
family will be Tuesday, November 17 from 12 – 2 PM.

A native of Moore County, she was the daughter of the late Warner and Edna
Smith. She was an active member of the Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. She
retired from both Genesco and Rock TN. She enjoyed working in her yard and
tending her flowers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death one brother, Estel

She is survived by two sons, Douglas Cates and his wife, Merleta of Moore
County and Donald Cates and his wife, Debbie of Moore County; one brother,
Glendon Smith and his wife, Diane of Estill Springs; four grandchildren,
Jeremy Cates of Tullahoma, Lori Acosta and her husband, David of Kingwood,
TX, Ryan Cates and his wife, Amber of Estill Springs and Adam Cates of
Winchester; two great grandchildren, Madison Grace Cates and Olivia Daniell
Acosta and several nieces and nephews.