Jul. 13, 2001 Alexandria Fairfax County Virginia, USA
Published The Washington Post (DC) July 19, 2001
Deceased Name: BATES, LILLIE HIGGINBOTHAM (Age 105) On Friday, July 13, 2001 at her residence, LILLIE HIGGINBOTHAM BATES, devoted mother of Velma Lewis, Wilma Abrams, Carrie James, Vivian Bates, Clifton, Bernard, Flozel, and the late Hazel and Ivory Bates. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren, three daughters-in-law, three sons-in-law, one sister-in-law, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation at 10 a.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 1401 Duke St., Alexandria, VA, Saturday, July 21, 2001, until time of services at 11 a.m., Rev. Lee A. Earl, officiating. Interment in Mount Comfort Cemetery. Arrangements by GREENE FUNERAL HOME, Alexandria, VA.