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Lewis Wayne Bates
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1945
Pickens
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 2012
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Lewis Wayne Bates, 66, of Greenville, husband of Martha O'Shields Bates, died Sunday, April 15, 2012.

Born in Pickens, he was the son of the late Winfield and Elizabeth Rogers Bates.

Mr. Bates retired from AT&T and was a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Wendy Mercer; and two grandsons Steven and Joshua Caleb Mercer. He was preceded in death by a son, Derrick Bates.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Graceland East Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, 200 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601. 
 
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 Parents:
  Winfield Bates (1911 - 1992)
  Elizabeth Rogers Bates (1920 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Derrick W Bates (1968 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: E-401
 
Burial:
Graceland East Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Simpsonville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88723660
Lewis Wayne Bates
Added by: Don Daniels
 
Lewis Wayne Bates
Added by: Don Daniels
 
Lewis Wayne Bates
Added by: Don Daniels
 
 
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- Lanie
 Added: Apr. 18, 2012
 
 
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