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Florence Audrey Norton Bates
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1920
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2007
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA

Daughter of Charles and Ruby (Whitmer) Norton. Married Leslie W. Bates on Dec. 28, 1945 in Davenport, IA. Leslie died Nov. 15, 1988.
Served her country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Taught in rural schools, Wilton Schools and 30 years at Davenport Community Schools.
Member of Newcomb Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post 26, and 50 year member of the Purity Chapter of Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include daughter, Carol Kelly and husband, Kevin, of Davenport,IA; sons, Dennis L. Bates and wife, Jane of Blue Grass and the Rev. John N. Bates and wife Nina of Rudd; 11 grandchildren, three sisters, Lucille Yedlik of Vinton, Alice Mealy of Mason City and Miriam and husband, Dr. Robert Baumann of Grinnell; two brothers, William Norton and wife, Judy of Lowden and Harold Norton and wife, Brenda, of Apple Valley, Calif.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a brother, Wesley Norton.

Muscatine Journal April 20, 2007 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Norton (1898 - 1992)
  Happy Ruby Whitmer Norton (1899 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Leslie Wilson Bates (1922 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Dennis L Bates (1947 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence Audrey Norton Bates (1920 - 2007)
  Lucille Mary Norton Yedlik (1922 - ____)*
  Charles Wesley Norton (1924 - 1981)*
  William Birdsey Norton (1927 - 2016)*
  Alice Ruby Norton Mealy (1930 - 2016)*
  Harold David Norton (1932 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakdale Cemetery
Wilton
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Genie Lady
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50171946
Florence Audrey <i>Norton</i> Bates
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Florence Audrey <i>Norton</i> Bates
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Florence Audrey <i>Norton</i> Bates
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- ForgetMeNot
 Added: Oct. 1, 2011
Thank you for your military service in the U.S. Navy and touching many lives through your years of teaching children.
- Genie Lady
 Added: Mar. 24, 2010
 
 
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