James Edward Bates

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James Edward Bates

  • Birth 23 Sep 1876 Lobelville, Perry County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 8 Jun 1930 Sparta, White County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Sparta, White County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 55451668

James Edward Bates, s/o Dillard Hunt Bates & Martha Emmaline Chandler, m. 6-6-1906 Hohenwald, Lewis, Tennessee, Maggie Fay Wood, b. 9-30-1882 Boatland, Fentress, Tennessee, d. 11-3-1943 Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, and they had: Conrad Wood, Harold Hunt and James Edward

Cookeville Press June 12, 1930

J E Bates, age 53, died Sunday morning at his home in the Park Hotel at Monterey, after an illness of about a month. He was thought to be improving until last Thursday when he suffered a relapse and was never better again.
In his passing, Monterey feels a great loss. He was for a number of years Principal of the grammar school and teacher of Latin and Science in the high school here. He taught last year, however, in the schools of Overton County.
Mr. Bates was a devout christian, having united with the Church of Christ in early youth.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife; three sons, James, Harold and Conrad, all of this city; his mother, Mrs. Emma Bates.
Funeral services were conducted by Elder Oakley and Dr Tallman of Cookeville on Monday morning at the Church of Christ.
Dr. & Mrs. D M Goff had charge of funeral arrangements, and burial was at Sparta in Highland Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Judy Brasfield
  • Added: 26 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55451668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Bates (23 Sep 1876–8 Jun 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55451668, citing Highland Cemetery, Sparta, White County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Judy Brasfield (contributor 47131667) .