MaDonna Gates

Posted 1/14/22

CHRISMAN — MaDonna Rae Kindred Gates, 85, of Chrisman, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at her home.

A graveside funeral is 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at Hoult Cemetery. Krabel Funeral Home is in …

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MaDonna Gates

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CHRISMAN — MaDonna Rae Kindred Gates, 85, of Chrisman, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at her home.

A graveside funeral is 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at Hoult Cemetery. Krabel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Gates was born Jan. 24, 1936, in rural Chrisman, the daughter of the late Earl J. and Wilma May Baker Kindred. She married William Laverne Gates on Nov. 25, 1978, and he preceded her in death March 31, 1999.

She is survived by two children, Michael Scott (Donna) Malone of Chrisman and Melinda Sue (Rodney) Wolfe of Chrisman; five grandchildren, Kayla (Mikey) Quick, Kenzie (Jon) Simpson, Josie (Eli) Grimes, Candice (Jeff) Lewsader and Zachery (Myka) Hunter, all of Chrisman; seven great-grandchildren, Landen, Aubree, Wiley, Sydney, Wyatt, Ava and Evan; two brothers, James (Connie) Kindred of Chrisman and Earl (Pam) Kindred Jr. of Chrisman; and a sister-in-law, Renea Kindred of Chrisman. 

She was also preceded in death by a brother, John Kindred; and two sisters, Virginia Gilkerson and Bev Daily.

Mrs. Gates was a talented seamstress and also enjoyed knitting and crochet. She previously was employed as an activity aide in long-term care.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Online condolences at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.