|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1935|
|Death: ||Sep. 2, 2009|
Sevierville, TN– Marjorie Jean Bates, 73, passed away at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday September 2, 2009. Majorie was born in Amboy, Indiana to Earl and Catherine (Walters) Sutton and they preceded her in death. She married Amos Howard Bates on December 20, 1969 and he survives. She worked at Sportsman Products in Marion and worked for 10 years at Kroger Grocery Store. She collected dolls, played the piano and organ by ear, and spent the winters in Florida for 10 years. She was a member of First Christian Church of Gas City and Smokey Mountain Christian Church in Sevierville, TN.
Survivors include husband, Amos Howard Bates, Sevierville, TN; daughter, Anita Jane Drake, Swayzee, sons, Steven Bryon (Carolyn) Drake, Marion, David Howard (Dana) Bates, Sevierville, TN; stepdaughter, Judy Kay Mills, Matthews, 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Sandy) Sutton, Amboy.
She was preceded in death by son, Michael Ray Drake; stepdaughter, Diana Sue Bates; stepson, Thomas Howard Bates; and a sister, Joann.
Visitation is from 4-8 pm on Monday, September 7, 2009 at Needham-Storey- Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana.
Funeral Services are at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Needham-Storey- Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main Street, Gas City, Indiana. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 401 E. North 'D' Street, Gas City, Indiana 46933 or to American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway W. Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.
Earl Melvin Sutton (1902 - 1951)
Katherine Walters Sutton Gibson (1913 - 1990)
Michael Ray Drake (1956 - 2008)*
Joan K. Sutton Oden (1930 - 2005)*
Marjorie Jean Sutton Bates (1935 - 2009)
Larry E. Sutton (1943 - 2011)*
Park Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Ronald Baxter
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59753676