Barbara Ann (Holman) Gates

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Barbara Ann (Holman) Gates, 77, of Purdy, was passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Circle of Life Legacy Village in Bentonville, Ark.

She was Oct. 15, 1939, in Wellington, Texas, daughter of the late John Carl Holman and Cordelia (McClain) Holman.

She was co-owner of the Peachwood Manor in Cassville. She was a Christian and for many years attended the Temple Baptist Church in Monett.

Survivors include: her sons, Carl Edward Delano, of Purdy, Mo., and Larry Walton Delano, of Cassville, Mo.; her daughter, Lynda Dacy and husband Bob, of Monett; sisters, Norma Ashley, of Bentonville, Ark., and Linda White, of Exeter, Mo.; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, David Ray Delano and Randy Joe Delano; three brothers, Richard Holman, Clyde Holman and Charles Holman; one sister, Orene Amerson; and a half-sister, Oval Bird.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett with Reverend Rick Cooper officiating.

Interment will follow at the Sparks Cemetery, east of Butterfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Faith Community Church, Cassville, in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home.