|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2006|
Friday January 6, 2006
Roberta M. (Miller) Bates, 80, Franklin, former resident of Bradenton and Lake Okeechobee, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2006, at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin.
The daughter of the late Charles W. and Hallie B. (Farley) Miller, she was born Oct. 12, 1925, at Stones Crossing in Johnson County. She was the widow of Ray A. Bates, whom she married May 20, 1943. He died July 10, 2005.
Bates was a homemaker and a member of the Banta Methodist Church.
She was a 1943 graduate of Center Grove High School.
Survivors include a son, Ronald E. Bates, Morgantown; daughter, Jaclynn S. McKell, Tampa, Fla.; sister, Alethia Prange, Wanamaker, Ind.; six grandchildren, Andrea J. Amich, Debra L. Stout, James W. Byers, Jodee D. Decker, Jeanna L. Byers, and David H. McKell III, and eight great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Cecil and Mitchell Miller, and a sister, Gertrude Harter, also preceded her in death.
The service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. The Reverends Doug Bohall and Cheryl Garbe will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morgantown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 226, Morgantown, IN 46160
Charles W Miller (1885 - 1958)
Hallie B Miller (1894 - 1925)
Ray A Bates (1925 - 2005)
Catherine Gertrude Miller Harter (1915 - 1983)*
Roberta Marie Miller Bates (1925 - 2006)
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Created by: Deb Stewart
Record added: Jun 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71773729
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