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In Memory of

Mary Woods Bates

May 17, 1946 - August 10, 2017

Obituary


Mary Woods Bates, age 71, of Chattanooga entered into eternal rest Thursday, August 10, 2017.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Paul Bates; her parents and five siblings.

Mary was a member of East Ridge United Methodist Church and worked as a Sales Associate with JC Penney for 25 years. She loved spending time with her family and church family.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children, Paul (Debra) Bates, Alison (Tracy) Scott, Lori (David) Hamblen, Ilene (Tony) Spradley and Mary Fox all of Chattanooga; grandchildren,...

Mary Woods Bates, age 71, of Chattanooga entered into eternal rest Thursday, August 10, 2017.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Paul Bates; her parents and five siblings.

Mary was a member of East Ridge United Methodist Church and worked as a Sales Associate with JC Penney for 25 years. She loved spending time with her family and church family.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children, Paul (Debra) Bates, Alison (Tracy) Scott, Lori (David) Hamblen, Ilene (Tony) Spradley and Mary Fox all of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Josh (Madeline) Bates, Lane Estill, Taylor Hamblen, Jacob Cannon, Ethan and Taylor Thomas, Benjamin Summey, Madeline, Lilly and Ian Bates, Sam and Parker Scott, Torin and Steele Spradley; great grandchildren, Abigail, Silas and Aidah.

The family will receive friends 11-1PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017at East Ridge United Methodist Church.

A Celebration of Mary's life will be 1PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at East Ridge United Methodist Church with Pastor Ken Sauer officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Lomenick Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel, Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist. Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.