- 86 years old
- Date of birth: May 17, 1929
- Place of birth:
Tennessee, United States
- Date of passing: Jan 15, 2016
- Place of passing:
California, United States
|Psalm 136 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth of ever.|
On January 15, 2016, Carnie Marie Scates went home to be with her Lord. She was preceded in death by her sister Carrie Lucille Patrick and her brothers Thomas Patrick, Zachariah Patrick, Roscoe Patrick, Richard Patrick, Clifford Patrick, and Luther Edmonson.
To cherish her precious memory, she leaves her devoted husband Manuel Scates Sr.; sons Manuel Scates Jr. and his wife Judy, Dwight Scates, Audrey Scates and his wife Herdestine, and Stanley Scates and his wife Kitty; daughter Toni Scates-Jordan; grandchildern Monte' and his wife Mimi, Shaunte' Scates, Aron Scates, Maiyah Jimenez and her husband Jonathan, Patrick and Andre' Scates along with their mother Denise, Stacy Scates, Angela Scates, Kelli Scates, and Candace Jordan; five great grandchildern; sister Lillian Randolph; and brother Howard Patrick along with many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, caregivers, and numerous beloved family and friends.
"It did not seem like you are gone from us, when we came together on yesterday . It felt as if you were in the house just in another room just not saying much, as we laugh and enjoyed the family game day . It has been a year longer than I want to remember. The love you shared and invested in the family is still stronger than ever. I truly appreciate the way you raise your children to love and support each other. You truly taught us to value the life we have as family and with an unselfish love, which you shared. Your love had no expectation and required nothing in return. I could not have wanted any more than that in a mother-in love laws You were my example of what I aspire to be in my building a family extensions. The love you gave us still radiates in the family as a matter of fact we are even closer. We will always remember you and what we learn from you."
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY BELATED MOTHER IN LAW KNOW THAT MY MOTHER'S DAY WAS NOT THE SAME WITHOUT YOU AND YOU ARE TRULY MISSED."
"We were blessed by Carnie Scates. It wasn't just her beauty, her smile which we will forever remember, but her forthrightness, her honesty, her kindness and love for those she loved as well as for strangers. She was truly a remarkable woman and we were impressed with the love she clearly showed for her family who clearly loved and greatly admired her in return.
Again, God has blessed us with the rich, lovable and true person we knew in Carnie Scates. She will be missed of course and yet to have known her leaves us better than we were.
God be with her children and loved ones in her absence.
Rahim and Louvenia Azzan"
"So sorry that you have experienced the loss of someone so dear. Wouldn't it be nice to live during a time when no one will feel the pain of sickness and the overwhelming sorrow of death. That is a solid promise found in the pages of God's word. Isa 33:24 says of that future time, "And no resident will say: I am sick.""
"To Toni and the Scates Family,
Hold on to every heartfelt memory of your dear mother, wife and grand mother for comfort, surround yourself with close friends and loving family for strength, and never forget how much you meant to her.
We pray the love of God comforts each of you completely during your difficult times and that He helps you heal with the passage of time.
We rest in knowing with absolute confidence that Mother Carnie rejoices in heaven seated with our creator. Take comfort in knowing that someone so special to each of us will forever be present in our hearts and mind. We love you and lift you on high to our lord and savior, Jesus Christ.
Karen & Oscar Battle"
"Our condolences to you and your family. Your mom was a beautiful soul with the love of God flowing through her. May God continue to keep you and your family; she will be missed.
- Leslie Gilbert-Willhite"
"Dear uncle Skates and our cousins,
Our hearts are heavy as we share in the passing of 'our beloved' aunt Carnie.
We will miss her kind words of wisdom, and radiant affectionate smile.
"Eternal God, my present life is but a blink of an eye when compared to the eternal life to come"
May the Lord bless and keep you always,
Joan, Sheryl, Fay, Ramona, Thomas Jr, ( Thomas Patrick Sr.).."
"Aunt Connie was a remarkable and beautiful woman. I loved her demeanor and loving ways. Though I didnt hang out with her as much as I should she always received me with open arms and unconditional love. God bless my cousins cause I know the journey of seeing your Mom leave and go on to the Kings table. Praise the Lord that she is in glory cause she earned her crown. May God brighten your days. Blessings to all. Audrey Scates Spencer"
"Audrey God bless you and your family God will give you strength you will find it everyday . I am Bless both of my parents are still here but they both have had strokes dad just had a heart attack last week he's still in rehap. You are strong i will continue to pray for you and you pray for me. Love you brother. ALways Delous Beasley-Ford"
"It's hard to put into words how much you have influenced not only my life but the lives of our family. You taught me to treat others the way I wanted to be treated. I will miss your smile and the sound of your sweet voice but your love and spirit will forever live on through all the lives you have shaped. I know you are truly blessed and now at rest with the lord. "Rest in peace"."
"My "Second Mom"- so beautiful on the inside as well as the outside. I always admired her creativity. Most of all, she was an awesome woman of God. What an amazing legacy left for Toni and all of her beautiful granddaughters. ❤️
LaShonne Mitchell and Family*"
"We as a family have been Blessed to have known, enjoyed, and shared Carnie Scates. She will be greatly missed.
Gladys Johnson Cole and Family"
"She was an amazing mother and wife. I am thankful that she was such a great influence in my life. Her love of God and commitment to family is something I'll always cherish."
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