|Death: ||Aug. 19, 2000|
Mrs. Iva Mae Bates, 84, of Hamburg, died Saturday, August 19, 2000, at the Beverly Health Care Center in Hamburg. Mrs. Bates was a native of the Trafalgar Community outside of Hamburg; a resident of Hamburg for the past 30 years, a resident of Ashley County for most of her life and a former resident of Long Beach, MS. She was a homemaker and a member of the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ardell A. Bates; two sons, Robert Howard Bates & Marvin W. Bates; her parents, Cleveland & Elva McCauley Hill and two brothers, Elwin & Grover Hill. She is survived by a son, Richard Bates of Clarksville, TN; a daughter, Barbara Higginbotham of Hamburg; 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services are planned for 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 23, at the Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Bates officiating. Pallbearers are to be Sonny Streeter, Wayne Mosley, Dewitt, Alvin, Elvin & T.R. Bates. Honorary pallbearer is Ricky Coney. Interment will be in the Trafalgar Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg.
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Record added: Oct 29, 2005
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