I've lost one of the best friends a person could ever have. We go back a long ways and I even remember Earls dad who was our mail carrier and would give chewing gum to us kids. That was a big deal in those days. I will always thank God for having Earl as my best friend. Love you Earl.
Wayne & Jo Johnson; , May 6, 2019 R.I.P. Earl Bates Deepest Sympathy to Earl Bates family. He was a hard working respected man in this town. Will not be forgotten. Cathy Feagin, May 6, 2019