|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1927|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2007|
Mary is the daughter of Roy & Lucy Grace (Davis) Pennington. She married John Orville Samm on February 7, 1950 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri. She married John Benjamin "Benny" Bates on December 26, 1965 in Carrollton, Carroll County, Missouri.
Obit: Mary Lucille Bates
November 4, 1927 - September 11, 2007 - Mary Lucille Bates, age 79, of Carrollton, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Mary was born November 4, 1927 in Bosworth, Missouri, the daughter of Roy and Lucy Grace (Davis) Pennington. She graduated from Bosworth High School. On December 26, 1965 she married Joseph B. Bates in Carrollton, Missouri. He preceded her in death on July 6, 1994. Mary was a loving mother and housewife. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Carrollton. Mary is survived by seven children, Karen Sue Sims, Marshall, Missouri, John Robert Samm, Carrollton, Missouri, Patricia Diane Taube, Carrollton, Missouri, Connie Fay Bowersock, Carrollton, Missouri, Norma Jean Baker, Carrollton, Missouri, Terri Lea Wright, Carrollton, Missouri, Michael Ray Samm, State of South Carolina, eight step children, four sisters, Elsie McFadden, Odessa, Missouri, Doris McMichael, Liberty, Missouri, Marjorie Kelly, Kearney, Missouri, Betty Wilson, Bosworth, Missouri, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her parents and one grandson also preceded her in death. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2007 at Carroll Memory Gardens, Carrollton, Missouri, with Reverend Lee Borders officiating. The family suggests contributions be made to the family's choice in memory of Mrs. Bates. (Obit from Gibson Funeral Home, 201 S. Main, Carrollton MO 64633).
Joseph Benjamin Bates (1909 - 1994)
Carroll Memory Gardens
Created by: June Standley
Record added: May 01, 2008
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