Graveside services for Wanda Lowry Gates will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Shane Warren officiating under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes ~ West Monroe.Wanda was born February 20, 1921 in Haynesville, Louisiana and went home to be with her Lord after a lengthy illness on August 13, 2019. She was a resident of Branson Mo. and former, longtime resident of West Monroe, LA. Wanda was a retired West Monroe High School foreign language teacher.She was anactive member of “The Assembly” in West Monroe and avid Bible Scholar. Wanda is preceded in death by her late husband Jack C. Gates.Wandais survived by hertwo sons, Dr. Gene P. Gates and wife, Kathy of Rexburg,ID and Michael D. Gates and wife, Rebecca of Branson, MO;two grandchildren, Allyson Johnson and Daniel Gates; two step-grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; 5 step- great grandchildren; numerous cherished nieces, nephews and friends.