Andrea Louise Perry Bates went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 9, 2006.
Andy was born on August 25, 1944 in Baytown, Texas, the middle child of Andrew and Katy Perry. Andy was a loving mother, a devoted daughter, sister and friend. Her true love was little babies and she became known to many as "Nanny". Andy's good heart and nurturing nature touched the lives of everyone she came in contact with.
Andy was preceded in death by; her mother and father. She leaves behind to cherish her memory; her pride and joy; Sharon Leigh Bates, one sister; Mary Ray, brother and sister-in-law; Richard and Carol Perry. Her nephews; Wayne Ray and Rick Perry, Nieces; Cathy Ray and Alicia Harris; 4 great – nephews and one very special great- niece; Katy Ray. She also leaves behind an honorary "daughter"; Stacey Day and two honorary "grandchildren"; Garyn and Kenneth Day. Also, her lifelong friend; Nelda Forbus.
A visitation will be held on Monday, December 11, 2006 at Earthman Funeral Home 3919 Garth Road from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at Earthman Funeral Home. Interment will be at Earthman Memory Gardens 8624 Garth Road Baytown, Texas.