Melissa Sue Gates, 26, of Rock Island, OK passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Ft. Smith, AR. Melissa was born November 16, 1991 in Susquehanna, PA to Victor M. & Rhonda (Rieman) Arroyo. She was a waitress at Pizza Hut.
Melissa is survived by her husband, Dillon Gates of the home; son, Matthew Gates; her mother, Rhonda Rieman of Talihina, OK; father in law & mother in law, Richard & Jennifer Gates of Rock Island, OK sister, Leslie Arroyo of Ft. Smith, AR, Christina Arroyo of Talihina, OK, Jena Moore of Rock Island, OK, Nicole Munoz of Ft. Smith, AR, Kaylee Gates of Rock Island, OK; brothers, Kevin Arroyo of Talihina, OK, Sergio Arroyo of Spiro, OK, Christian Arroyo & Kenny Arroyo of Live Oak, FL; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Memorial services will be 3 pm, Sunday, January 8,2017 at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola, OK with Pastor Rockey Boggs officiating.