The Newnan Times-Herald


Eleanor Deane Rousseau

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 06, 2018 - 4:21 PM

Eleanor Deane Cates Rousseau, 92, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at her home, in Newnan, surrounded by family.

She was born in Newnan on September 19, 1925, to the late Herman Pratt Cates and Janie Cole Cates.

Along with her parents Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband, James Rousseau. She is survived by her step-children, Kenneth Rousseau, Hank Rousseau and his wife Denise; niece, Kathy Parham and her husband James; nephew, Chris Cates; great-nephews, Mark Parham, Shawneen Parham and Brenden Parham; sister, Ruby Cates and brother Herman “Princeton” Cates.

The funeral service for Eleanor is Friday, June 8, 2018. at 11 a.m., in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan, with Reverend O.C. Collins and Reverend Steven Craven officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Burial will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Franklin Springs Cemetery in Royston, Ga.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.