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Dossie Marie Bates
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1912
Montague County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1977
Clark County
Washington, USA

Dossie Marie Bates
Bates, Dossie Age 64, Jan. 28, 1977, in
Vancouver, Wash. Born April 16, 1912,
in Bowie, Texas. Lived at 3230 G St.,
Washougal, Wash., for the past year, and
was a former resident of Sunray, Tex.
Retired smelter worker. Wife, Edith
Bates, at home. Sons, Jimmy Smith of
California and Eddie Bates of
Washougal, Wash. Daughters, Mrs.
Barbara Stump of Washougal; Mrs. Eunice
Walcher and Mrs. Mary Jo Batten, both
of Camas, Wash.; Mrs. Vickie Sue
Menefee of New Mexico. Sixteen
grandchildren and eight great
grandchildren. Brothers, Wilson Bates,
Johnny Bates and Claude Bates, all in
Oklahoma. Sisters, Mrs. Bertha Lee and
Mrs. Laura Puckett, both in Oklahoma,
and Mrs. Ruth Wilson and Mrs.Jennie
Townsend, both of California. Numerous
nieces and nephews. Member of The
Baptist Church. Funeral will be at
Brown's Stoller Memorial Chapel

February 2, 1977
A former Texan, Dossie Bates, 64, of Washougal died Friday, January 28 in Vancouver. Services were held Tuesday, February 1st, at Brown's-Stroller Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Layton Rogers officiating. Interment was in Fern Prairie Cemetery.
Born in Bowie, Texas, April 16, 1912, he had lived in Washougal the past year, and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Edith; two sons, Jimmy, Smith, CA, Eddie of Washougal, four daughters, Barbara Stump of Washougal; Eunice Welcher, and Mary Jo Batten, both of Camas, and Vickie Sue Menefee, New Mexico; 16 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers, Wilson Bates, Johnny Bates, and Claude Bates, all of Oklahoma, and 4 sisters, Bertha Lee, Laura Ruckett, both in OK; and Ruth Wilson and Jennie Townsend, both in California.

Article furnished by
Dorothy B. Wear 
Family links: 
  Amos Bates (1869 - 1957)
  Mary Catherine Baine Bates (1868 - 1941)
  Edith Inez McCarley Bates (1919 - 1985)*
  Eunice Lavinia Dickerson Walcher (1936 - 2016)*
  Mary Jo Dickerson Bates Batten (1937 - 2003)*
  Vickie Sue Ann Menefee (1941 - 2009)*
  Dossie Marie Bates (1943 - 1943)*
  Lolan Mack Bates (1943 - 1943)*
  Edgar Harrison Bates (1946 - 1987)*
  Etter Katherine Bates Caphart (1891 - 1941)*
  Lillian Mae Bates Orlds (1894 - 1973)*
  Wilson Dillard Bates (1896 - 1981)*
  Chester William Bates (1897 - 1918)*
  Callie Isabell Bates Spence (1899 - 1962)*
  Laura Eunice Bates Puckett (1905 - 2000)*
  Johnnie Clinton Bates (1908 - 1981)*
  Jennie Green Bates Townsend (1910 - 1980)*
  Dossie Marie Bates (1912 - 1977)
  Claud Raymond Bates (1914 - 1988)*
  Bertha Catherine Bates Lee (1916 - 2003)*
  Ruth Elizabeth Bates Scott Cryer Wilson (1921 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Fern Prairie Cemetery
Clark County
Washington, USA
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Record added: Aug 26, 2001
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