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Zelma Scurlock Bates
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1935
Smith County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 2013
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA

Mrs. Zelma Bates, age 77 of Gordonsville, TN passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Pavilion in Lebanon, TN.

She was born November 15, 1935 in Carthage, TN the daughter of the late Willie Scurlock and Bessie Mae Gibbs. She married Billy Robert Bates on September 4, 1964 and he preceded her in death on May 29, 2001.

She was also preceded in death by Two Children; William Mare Bates on June 28, 1963 and Susan Carol Bates on July 2, 1965, Four Siblings; Willie Mae Ferrell, Gene Scurlock, Perry Scurlock, and Estle Scurlock. She was Baptist in belief.

Mrs. Bates is survived by Two Daughters; Three Grandchildren; Five Grandchildren and Five Siblings.

Graveside Services and Interment for Mrs. Bates are scheduled to be conducted 1 PM Monday, March 4, 2013 at Gordonsville Cemetery. Bishop Alvin Hitchcock will officiate.

Visitation with the Bates family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday after 12 Noon.

The Bates family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the funeral account.

Family links: 
  Billy Robert Bates (1930 - 2001)*
  William Mark Bates (1963 - 1963)*
  Susan Carol Bates (1965 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Gordonsville Cemetery
Smith County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Cecil Vaden Jr.
Record added: Mar 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106778713
Zelma <i>Scurlock</i> Bates
Added by: Fay C. Leonard
Zelma <i>Scurlock</i> Bates
Added by: Fay C. Leonard
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- Fay C. Leonard
 Added: Oct. 25, 2014

- Cecil Vaden Jr.
 Added: Mar. 16, 2013

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