Muscadine - Ethel Waid Bates, 91, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Higgins General Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM CST on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Antioch Baptist Church, 1055 Old Highway 100 Waco GA. 30182 with the Rev. Kevin McAdams officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 2, 2018 from 5:00 PM CST until 7:00 PM CST. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Daughter - Joy Pruitt, Heflin, AL
Daughter - Jo Lynn Driskell, Muscadine, AL
Daughter - Joan Bates Grovenstein, Muscadine, AL
Son - Robert Kelly, Mount Morenci, SC
Son - Larry Kelly, Elk View, WV
Sister - Evalie McGuire, Adairsville, GA
Grandchildren - 11
Great Grandchildren - 13
Mrs. Bates was a native of Bessemer AL. and a resident of Cleburne County since 1978. Ethel was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and loved to travel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Loraine Waid, husband, Marvin J. Bates and seven siblings.
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