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 Edith Inez <I>McCarley</I> Bates

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Edith Inez McCarley Bates

  • Birth 20 Sep 1919 Bokchito, Bryan County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 13 Nov 1985 Washougal, Clark County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Camas, Clark County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 5715891

Edith Inez McCarley was born Sep. 20, 1919, Bokchito, Bryan County, Oklahoma, Edith was the 10 the Child of William H. McCarley & the 4th Child of Mary L. Hunter Gist McCarley, She was rasied with 16 brothers and sisters, Hank McCarley, Lillian McCarley , Velva McCarley , William J.McCarley,
Claude David McCarley,
Harvey Lee McCarley,
Annie McCarley Larson, Pearl Gist Woods, William H. McCarley , Bonnie W. McCarley , Edgar McCarley , Henry McCarley , Mary Lou McCarley Young, and Susie Mae McCarley Shadden.

Edith found her life Partner In Dossie M. Bates they where married January 28, 1942 in Durant, Bryan Co., Okla. Together they rasied their Children, Barbara Thompson Stump, Eunice Levina Dickerson Carrell, Mary Jo Dickerson Batten, Vickie Sue Blakeney Menefee, & Edgar Harrison Bates,

Dossie and Edith moved to Washougal, Washington in 1976 to be closer to their Children, Grandfather Bates passed away Feb. 28, 1977, at the time of Granny Bates death, she had 14 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by two Grandsons, Jimmy Dale Batten, and Eddie Dean Batten,

NOV 19, 1985
Edith I. Bates of Washougal died in Vancouver, November 13. She was 68 years old. She was born in Bokchito, Oklahoma; September 20, 1917 and had lived in Washougal since 1976.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Camas First Pentecostal Church and a CB club. Her handle was "Sunray".
Surviving are her son, Ed of Camas, daughters, Barbara Stump of Washougal; Eunice Walchar, Mary Jo Batten, both of Camas, and Vickie Sue Menefee of Auburn, WA; her brothers, Henry McCarley of Salina, Ok, Ray McCarley of Pollsborough, OK; sisters, Mary Young of Salina, OK, Sue Shadder of Lamont, CA, and Pearl Woods, of OK, 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were at Bethel Community Church, November 15 with the Rev. Douglas Turek officiating. Burial was at Fern Prairie Cemetery. Browns Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Article furnished by
Dorothy B. Wear





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  • Added: 26 Aug 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5715891
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Inez McCarley Bates (20 Sep 1919–13 Nov 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5715891, citing Fern Prairie Cemetery, Camas, Clark County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46494205) .