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Obituary for Karen Bates

Karen  Bates
Karen G. (Bradford) Bates passed from this life on August 21, 2017. She was born August 10,1947 in Heber Springs, Arkansas to George and Willodene (James) Bradford. She was raised in Eglantine and graduated from Shirley School. She then attended Petit Jean Vo-Tech for two years. Karen was married to the love of her life, Joe Bates. They were married for 47 years. Karen was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bates, and her father, George Bradford.
She is survived by her mother, Willodene (James) Bradford ; two sons, Donnie Bates and wife Maryah, Chris Bates and wife Sara, five grandsons, Kendall, Jordan, Landon, Logan, and Luke Bates all of Clinton. She is also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.
Karen worked at Wal-Mart for 27 years, where she was on the team that opened the eighth Wal-Mart store in Morrilton, Arkansas. A member of Choctaw Church of Christ, she enjoyed her Ladies’ Bible Class and loved her brothers and sisters in Christ very much.
Pallbearers are Greg Pruss, Lanny Bates, Brent Bates, Timmy Pruss, Stanley Pruss, and Sam Shannon, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers are Brian Golden, Todd Bates, and Randy Polston.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and the funeral service will be Friday, August 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm, both at Choctaw Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Hunter Hill Cemetery in Clinton.
Donations can be made to The Hunter Hill Cemetery Fund or The Van Buren County Special School.
Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service of Clinton. To sign Karen's book of memories, go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com
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