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Ora Roberts Bates
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1926
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2009
Pontotoc County
Oklahoma, USA

She was the daughter of James and Viola (Nichols) Roberts. She married Oscar Bates in Odessa, Texas and they moved to the area in 1956. She worked as a healthcare provider and she enjoyed needlepoint, sewing and all types of crafts. Ora was of the Baptist faith and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Ora was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, James Edward Bates; and sisters Jimmie Justice and Ova Woods. Ora is survived by her children, Laverne VanSoest and husband Daniel of Durant, Ok, Ronny Bates and wife Karen of Coleman, Ok, Eugene Bates and wife Carolyn of Odessa, Tx, Debbie Livingston and husband John of Durant, Ok, and Freda Turner and husband Jimmy of Ada, Ok; 13 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; sisters, Opal Fuller of Antlers, Ok, Juanita Smith of Mineral Wells, Tx, Delois Brown of Littleton, Co, and Wilma Rodgers of Chickasha, Ok; brothers, J R Roberts of Wapanucka, Ok, Ralph Roberts of Durant, Ok and Wayne Roberts of Paris, Tx; and other relatives and a host of dear and loved friends. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Wapanucka. 
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  Oscar James Bates (1899 - 1986)*
  James Edward Bates (1943 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Johnston County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jan 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33213562
Ora <i>Roberts</i> Bates
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Ora <i>Roberts</i> Bates
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Ora <i>Roberts</i> Bates
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- Brenda
 Added: May. 12, 2010

- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Apr. 17, 2010
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- Susie~In Loving Memory~
 Added: Feb. 23, 2009

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