NEVADA — Mrs. Clarence E. Bates, 35, died suddenly of heart trouble at her home here Thursday* night. Funeral services will be conducted from the Bishop Funeral home at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon with the Rev. George A. Lawton in charge. Burial will be made in the Nevada cemetery. Gladys Lorraine Birney was born near Webster City, February 15, 1897. The family later moved to Story county and lived west of Nevada where Mrs. Bates attended school, graduating with the class of 1914. She was married to Clarence Bates, December 10, 1919 and the couple had resided here since that time. She is survived by her husband and two sons, Homer, 9, and Marion, 3. She also leaves her mother, Mrs. Sarah Birney, three sisters, Mrs. Ella Rigdon of Newkirk, Okla., Mrs. Iva Young of Arkansas City, Kansas, and Mrs. Ruth Lund of Markle, Ind., and two brothers, Oscar W. Birnery of Ortley, S. D. and Russell Birney of Ames.
*SUBMITTER'S NOTE: Gladys Lorraine (Birney) Bates died on 24 November 1932.