Patricia M. Gates



Patricia Muckenfuss Gates, 75, of Summerville, a widow of Harold Gates, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at her residence.

A visitation will be held Wednesday evening, April 12, 2017 at Parks Funeral Home from 6-8 pm. Funeral Services will be held in Parks Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2 o’clock. Entombment will follow at Summerville Cemetery Mausoleum.

Mrs. Gates was born April 16, 1941, a daughter of the late Santos Cleveland Muckenfuss and Florence Kathleen Blanton. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She loved the outdoors and her family.

Survivors include, her daughter, Milinda Ann Sullivan (JJ) of Summerville; a son, Michael Anthony Barton (Julie) of Van Cleve, Mississippi; four grandchildren, Michael Barton, Jr, Paul Barton, William Duttine, Jr. and Savannah Duttine; four great grandchildren, Michael “Trey” Barton, III, Brandon Barton, Melody Ann Barton, and Kash Duttine; one sister Barbara A. Ard. Patricia is predeceased by a daughter, Melody Ann Barton, and two sisters, Mellie Mae Cantley and Linda Diane Muckenfuss. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Children in Crisis, 303 E. Richardson Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483.

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483