Velma Mae Cates (nee Gentry), 78, Apr. 6, 2021, Hooven. Beloved wife of Noel Cates, devoted mother of David Cates, Patricia Bauer (the late Paul), Nancy Berne (Honda), Melinda Beck, loving grandmother of Jessica, Jennifer, Kayla, Katlyn, Harley, Indian, Jacob, Emma & the late Logan, gr. grandmother of James, Eli, Lacie, Sebastian, Kaylee, Kadance & Lillian, beloved daughter of the late Linda Mae (nee Tackett) & Pascal Gentry. Visitation Tue., Apr. 13 from 10 AM until the time of funeral service at 12 noon at the Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami Ave., Cleves, OH 45002. Memorials, may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home.