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Lila Mae Patterson Bates
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1921
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 2006
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA

Lila Mae Bates
Liberty, SC

Lila Mae Patterson Bates, 84, of Patterson Road, died Saturday February 18, 2006 at Palmetto Health Baptist in Easley.

Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Tete and Bertie Dodgens Patterson. She was a homemaker and was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Greenville.

Surviving are daughters, Jane Wooten and Martha Mauk, both of Liberty, and Joan Swords and her husband Steve of Charleston, sons Robert Bob Bates and his wife Cathy of Liberty, and Rev. Billy Bates and his wife Nancy of Seneca, sisters Velma Stubbs of Greenville, Ann Connely of Pickens, Bonnie Lowery of Belton, and Nancy Sons of Easley, brothers Ray Patterson of Pickens, and Donald Patterson of Liberty, 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Dewitt Bates, a son, Harold Bates, sisters Leola Lesley, Lucille Stewart, and Dot Messer and a brother Odell Patterson.

Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Bates were 3:00 PM Monday February 20, 2006 at Liberty Mortuary Chapel. Visitation were prior to the service from 1:30 until 3:00 PM at the mortuary.

Arrangements by Liberty Mortuary, Liberty, SC
Family links: 
  William Alford Patterson (1893 - 1985)
  Bertie Melinda Dodgens Patterson (1897 - 1962)
  Dewitt Bates (1915 - 1996)*
  Harold W. Bates (1940 - 1992)*
  Leola Patterson Lesley (1916 - 2003)*
  Odell Patterson (1919 - 1998)*
  Lila Mae Patterson Bates (1921 - 2006)
  Dorsey Ozell Patterson Messer (1924 - 2004)*
  Helen Lucille Patterson Messer Stewart (1926 - 2000)*
  Raymond Hoover Patterson (1928 - 2008)*
  Velma Elise Patterson Stubbs (1931 - 2007)*
  Donald Kenneth Patterson (1933 - 2010)*
  Verlin Ann Patterson Connelly (1938 - 2011)*
  Linda Jean Patterson (1943 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Judy Messer
Record added: May 31, 2008
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