Dulcie P. Bates
Dulcie P. Bates, 85, of Greenfield, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Services were held 11 a.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home, with Joe Williamson and Mark Lynch officiating. Burial was in Meridian Cemetery in Greenfield.
Johnny Branson, Gary Branson, Larry Bates, Billy Bates, Randall Williams and David Verdell served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Bates was born Jan. 7, 1922, in Greenfield, daughter of the late Bunk and Millie Rose Parrish. She was a homemaker and attended New Prospect Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Bates of Gleason and Stanley Bates of Nashville; two sisters, Rose Williams of Greenfield and Edith Westmoreland of Bradford; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.