Elizabeth Doreen Cates, age 52, of Knightstown, passed away at 8:25 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. Doreen was born on Dec. 20, 1958, in Fairmont, W.Va. She was the daughter of the late Earl Harold, and Nancy Leon (Stevens) Adams who survives. She was a CNA and attended Knightsown Weslyan Church.
In addition to her Mother Nancy of Greenfield, she is survived by one son, "Jake" (Jessica) Carr of Wilkinson; two daughters, Onnaca M. Wethington of Knightstown and Margie Mahill of Greenfield; six brothers, Fred, Stanley, Eli, Jason, Danno & Teddy Adams; four sisters, Helma Sheppard, Diane Redman, Tammy Tutrow & Nancy Mathews; and nine grandchildren, Stormy, Delta, Elizabeth, Paula, Tanner, Tionna, Haley, Tyreke & Earl.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Paul; and one sister, Anna Ayers.
Friends may call Friday from11 a.m. until the time of a Celebration of Life Service, which will be held at 1p.m. on Friday, Feb.11th, at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory, 1600 S. SR 3, Rushville, IN 46173, with Rev. John Baker. Burial will follow at Greenfield's Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family, c/o Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory, 1600 S. SR 3 Rushville, IN 46173.
Online condolences may be made at www.toddfuneralhome.com.