Larry C.


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Larry C. Bates

Dec 24 1935 - Jul 02 2010

Mr. Larry C. Bates, age 74, of Howe, Texas, passed away July 2, 2010, in Sherman, Texas. He was born December 24, 1935, in Athens, Ohio, to John D. and Nadine Bates. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. On May 22, 1965, Larry married Pat Philips at the First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Howe, Texas. Larry is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pat; son, Brad Bates of McKinney, Texas; grandchildren, Emily and Kendall Bates both of Melissa, Texas; sister, Bess Lindsey of Longview, Texas; and numerous other loving relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Billy C. Bates. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 5, 2010, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Tom Medley officiating. The family will receive friends for a visitation following the service at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 1:45 p.m., Thursday, July 8, 2010, at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 810 N. Denny St. Howe, Texas 75459.
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