Retired missionary Roma Gates passes

Temple City, California

Retired missionary Roma Gates passed away 10 November. She was 87 years old.

Roma and her husband, Charles, served as missionaries from 1962 to 1982 in Brazil before returning to the USA, where Charles served in California, Maine, and Kansas until their retirement in 2000.

She is survived by her husband, their son, Greg, three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. 

A memorial service for Roma will be held at 1 p.m. 16 November at First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena, California. Burial will be at 2:15 p.m. 21 November with a viewing from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Westminster Memorial Park Mortuary in Westminster, California.