Celebrating the life of Beannia AKA "Bonnie" Bell Gates
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A woman of God, a wife, and a loving mother, Pastor Gates aimed to perfect these titles as she became Holy Ghost filled in 1991. She was later called into ministry in 2004. While under the overwatch of the Late Bishop Elease C. Watkins God was molding his servant. Finally, in 2009 Pastor Gates became the Pastor of Faith, Hope, and Charity Anointed Church of the Living God Inc. of Summerfield, Fla.
She was dedicated to the foreign mission she had begun in Leogane, Haiti from 2014 – present. Her passion for cooking and feeding people was a bi-fold effort. Monthly, she sold church lunches to raise fund for the up building of God’s kingdom and gave away food once or twice weekly to those in need.
She leaves to mourn a loving husband Brother Charles Gates Sr.; 2 Daughters: Heather Gates of CoCoa Beach, Fl.; Shaneatha Gates of CoCoa Beach, Fl. 2 Sons: Charles Gates Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fl.; Jeremiaha Gates of Belleview, Fl. Her siblings: Dennis Parker of Tampa, Fl.; Roger Franklin of Miami, Fl.; Macy Ramsey of Gainesville, Fl.; Ronnie Watkins of Atlanta, Ga.; Timothy Watkins of Summerfield, Fl.; Johnathan Watkins of Belleview, Fl. Siblings who proceeded her in death: Emmitt Watkins Jr. and Beverly Watkins-Robie. 2 granddaughters, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
*After the services the family will be gathering at Citadel of Life Church, Inverness, Florida for the repast.
Those that would like to watch the celebration of life via livestream, please link below.
15100 SE 80th Ave
Summerfield, FL 34491
4201 S Pleasant Grove Road
Inverness, FL 34452
The service will be limited 250 attendees. Please those that will be in attendance, we encorage you to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.Those that would like to watch the celebration of life via livestream, please link below. http://firstaog.org/ https://www.facebook.com/firstaginverness/
500 S. Line Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450