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Elizabeth B. "Bessie" Bates
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1893
Death: Jan. 17, 1987
Morton
Scott County
Mississippi, USA

Funeral services for Elizabeth (Bessie) Bates, 93, were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 18, 1987, from the Ott & Lee Chapel in Morton. Rev. Matis Jenkins and Rev. Ed Vitagliano officiated. Interment was made in the Lessburg Cemetery in Rankin County.

Mrs. Bates passed away on Saturday, January 18, 1987, at the Scott County Nursing Home in Morton. She was a resident of Morton all her life and a member of the Leesburg Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Fred Bates Jr., Morton, Billy Ray Bates, Morton, Wilbur Bates, Hernando; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Porter and Mrs. Helen Jean Crotwell, both of Morton; twenty one grandchildren and a number of great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Camille Johnson in 1981.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Eddie Bates, Ricky Bates, Glenn Crotwell, Mark Crotwell, Tim Crotwell, Daniel Porter, Jimmy Porter, Jerry Porter and Otis Porter, Jr.

Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton in charge of arrangements.

The Smith County Reformer
01-28-1987

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Fred E. Bates (1895 - 1954)
 
Burial:
Leesburg Cemetery
Leesburg
Rankin County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Moriana L.
Record added: Aug 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29205042
Elizabeth B. Bessie Bates
Added by: Michael Cremer
 
 
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