|Birth: ||May 27, 1915|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 2004|
Mary Tom Bates, 89, of Centerville, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at McDonald Funeral Home with Thomas Mayberry officiating. Burial will be in the Nickell Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Dora Stephens and Will Shepard. She was a homemaker and wife of the late Earl W. Bates. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Bates; brothers, Pled and Carnell Shepard; sisters, Bess, Vera and Era Bates.
Survivors include her sons, Jerry Bates of Centerville, Don Bates of Coppertown and Ricky Bates of Nolensville; daughters, Wilma Wade of Mt. Pleasant and Kay Holland of Brentwood; brothers, Charlie Shepard and Joe Shepard, both of Centerville; sister, Frances Chandler of Centerville; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
William Joseph Shepard (1874 - 1961)
Eudora Stephens Shepard (1878 - 1960)
Pled Shepard (1903 - 1959)*
Irene Stephens (1905 - 1919)*
Everett Carnell Shepard (1907 - 2000)*
Mary Tom Shepard Bates (1915 - 2004)
Frances Nell Shepard Chandler (1918 - 2008)*
Joe Stephen Shepard (1921 - 2014)*
Charles L Nickell Memorial Park
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Nov 10, 2007
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Added: Nov. 10, 2007