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Frances Elizabeth Langford Bates
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1915
Polk County
Florida, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2009

Frances Elizabeth Eatman Bates, 94, of Brandon, is preceded in death by marriages to Claude H. Eatman, and James C. Bates. Survivors include sons, G. Thomas Eatman and Richard H. Eatman, Sr. and wife Ann Eatman; her Langford brothers, John and Remer; sister, Allie Wright; grandchildren, Richard H. Eatman, Jr., Michael T. Eatman and Rebecca Cherry; great-grandchildren, Jenna Cherry, Jake Eatman and Justin Eatman. She was the daughter of H.P. and Buelah Langford of Arcadia who were original pioneers of the Peace River Valley. After graduation from Arcadia High School and marriage, the family moved to Lakeland where her sons were raised. In a later marriage, she and her husband owned and operated Park Pharmacy in Avon Park subsequently moving to Brandon in 2000. A lover of plants and all things beautiful, she raised orchids and was a lifetime member of the Avon Park Garden Club. Interment at Oakhill Burial Park in Lakeland, FL. 
 
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 Spouse:
  James Carson Bates (1918 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Burial Park
Lakeland
Polk County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: MSue
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
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Frances Elizabeth <i>Langford</i> Bates
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Frances Elizabeth <i>Langford</i> Bates
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Frances Elizabeth <i>Langford</i> Bates
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