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Mary Tom Shepard Bates
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Birth: May 27, 1915
Death: Aug. 31, 2004
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA

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. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Joseph Shepard (1874 - 1961)
  Eudora Stephens Shepard (1878 - 1960)
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Charles L Nickell Memorial Park
Centerville
Hickman County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Nov 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22800446
Mary Tom <i>Shepard</i> Bates
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- Lynn
 Added: Nov. 10, 2007
 
 
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