Georgia “Gaye” Gates Elgin, age 70, of Hopkinsville passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes. A family memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 15, 2022, on Wayne Elgin Rd (the barn on the right). Visitation will be at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home has been entrusted by the family to handle the arrangements.
Mrs. Elgin was born in Hopkinsville, KY, on April 26, 1952, the daughter of the late George Weston Gates and Evelyn Louise Lacy Gates. Gaye was retired from furniture sales. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Gayle Lacy Gates.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Terry Elgin, of Hopkinsville; her son, Kelly Wayne Elgin, of Atlanta, GA; her daughter, Kristina Elgin Grace (Chad), of Hopkinsville; her brothers, Roy Lynn Gates (Wendi), of Daytona Beach, FL David Keith Gates, of Princeton; her sister, Frances Kaye Cansler (Darrell), of Citrus Springs, FL; and her grandson TY Grace, who she thought the world of and hung the moon.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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