|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1915|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2009|
Donna Mary Bates, 94, formerly of Beech Grove, Indiana and Mattoon, passed away at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2009, at Heartland Christian Village in Neoga.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 - 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, November 11, at the Schilling Funeral Home, 1301 Charleston Avenue in Mattoon. Graveside services honoring her life will follow at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Mattoon.
Donna was born July 16, 1915 in Mattoon, the daughter of Harry and Maude (Perry) Daily. She married John Bates on February 13, 1938. He passed away February 5, 1988. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bennie Daily and Loyal Daily.
Survivors include two sisters, Jacqueline Wallace of Jacksonville, Florida and Jean Saveley of Mattoon; beloved niece and nephew, Mary Alice and John Cowger of Mattoon and several generations of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bates loved spending time painting and fishing. She was a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Memorial gifts in her honor are suggested to Riley Hospital For Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Nov 09, 2009
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