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J.M. ‘Jimmie’ Bates

Mr. J.M. “Jimmie” Bates passed away February 7, 2019 in Texarkana, Arkansas. He was born June 19, 1930 in Union County, Arkansas to Thomas A. and Susie Brown Bates. He was a retired mail carrier with the U.S. Post Office and an Air Force Veteran.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his mother and father, his wife Amelia Neal Bates, one son Gordon Bates.
Jimmie is survived by his two sons, Jimmy Bates of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Timothy Bates of Texarkana, Arkansas, five grandchildren and all his family at Windsor Cottage Texarkana, Arkansas.
Graveside Services will be held Saturday February 9, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Westmorland Cemetery under the direction of the Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home of Hope. SIGN OUR ONLINE GUESTBOOK AT www.herndonfuquafuneralhomes.com

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