4/11/12 — Johnnie Litchford Cates

Mrs. Johnnie Litchford Cates, age 97, of Tullahoma, passed away Tuesday at Life Care Center in Tullahoma.

She is the daughter of the late Dock and Lena Sanders.

She was a homemaker and attended Raysville Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Litchford and Willie B. Cates, a sister, Pauline Burton and a brother, Marion Sanders.

She is survived by 2 sons, Bobby Litchford of Tullahoma, Norman Litchford of Tullahoma, 2 daughters, Joyce Smith of Franklin Co., Diane Patterson of Lynchburg, a sister, Lois Scroggins of Lynchburg, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00AM at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Moore Co. with Bro. Jack Hice officiating.

Tullahoma Funeral Home inĀ  charge of arrangements.