|Ida S. Yearty Bates|
|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1879, USA|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1924|
Wife of John Thomas Bates.
March 10, 1924. Mrs. Ida Bates died at her home at Gresston at 10:30 o'clock a.m. Monday, March 3rd, after an illness of cancer.
Funeral services were conductged from the Latter-Day Saints Church near here a 2 o'clock p.m., Tuesday, March 4th, by Elder Linden Z. Anderson, assisted by Elder William M. Bigelow, traveling elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
About 400 friends and relative attended the funeral and burial. She was laid to rest in the cemetery at the church.
Mrs. Bates was 45 years old. Her husband, John T. Bates, is president of the local church at this place.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Bates is survived by the following children: Arthur M., Aubry, Towel and Melvin, and Mrs. Myrtie Saxon, Misses Eva and Maude Bates, and several brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Bates was Miss Ida Yearty before her marriage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malta Yearty. Her mother was a sister of the late C. M. (Boss) Rozar, of this county.
John Thomas Bates (1872 - 1931)*
Created by: Algernon Cannon
Record added: Jan 02, 2007
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