James Bates

Posted


James “Jimmy” Bates, 64, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

He was retired from The Tennessee Highway Patrol. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Luke and Carrie Bates; sisters, Billie Carroll, and Annette Hooper; and brothers, Wilford Bates, and Ray Bates.

Survivors include Doreen Bates, Apex, N.C., Kay Woodruff, Sweetwater, and Nina Rowland of Athens; brothers, Mickey Bates, Reliance, Jerold Bates, Benton,  Danny Bates, Delano, and Ross Bates, Durham, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Rowland officiating.  

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will follow to Delano Cemetery.               

Bordwine Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. If you are unable to attend, you may sign the guest registry at www.bordwinefuneralhome.com.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment

X

Print subscribers have FREE access to clevelandbanner.com by registering HERE

Non-subscribers have limited monthly access to local stories, but have options to subscribe to print, web or electronic editions by clicking HERE

We are sorry but you have reached the maximum number of free local stories for this month. If you have a website account here, please click HERE to log in for continued access.

If you are a print subscriber but do not have an account here, click HERE to create a website account to gain unlimited free access.

Non-subscribers may gain access by subscribing to any of our print or electronic subscriptions HERE