|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2009, Afghanistan|
PFC Brian Russell Bates, Jr., U.S. Army, age 20 years, died in the line of duty in Afghanistan on Tuesday, October 27, 2009. Beloved husband of Enjolie Wallace Bates. Father of Rylie Nicole Bates and Braiden Hunter Bates. Son of Brian Russell Bates, Sr. and Denise Tully Bates. Brother of Zachery Bates. Grandson of Marline O'Briant Tully who raised him since the age of 4, Ray Leon Tully and Myrna Mangione. Great Grandson of Floris O'Briant and the late Wilton Marlin O'Briant. Son-in-law of Nicole Wallace and Timothy Gleason. Brother-in-law of Mark Andrew Wilson. Also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. PFC Brian Russell Bates, Jr. was awarded the US Army Bronze Star Medal, US Army Purple Heart Medal, US Army Good Conduct Medal, US Army Afghanistan Campaign Medal, US Army Global War on Terrorism Medal, US Army Combat Infantry Badge, and the NATO Medal for his service while deployed in Afghanistan. Other awards include the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. Visitation will Full Military Honors will be at MOTHE FUNERAL HOME, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 2:30 PM. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6 PM until 9 PM and on Friday from 8 AM until 2:30 PM. Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Gretna, LA with Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Memorial Fund of Brian Bates, Jr. at any First Bank and Trust.
Westlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Created by: Denise Bowman Flynn
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
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Memorial Day 2012 - We the People, of the great state of Louisiana thank you for your service, and sacrifice in defense of freedom. R.I.P. Private Bates.|
Added: May. 30, 2012
m j pelfrey
Added: Aug. 16, 2010
this is brian bates sr. if anyone reads this that was with brian on october 27 2009 please phone or email me 5592464966 firstname.lastname@example.org my son is a american hero thank you for all the support|
brian bates sr
Added: May. 25, 2010
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