Graveside services with military honors were conducted 12 Noon Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Palestine Cemetery in Hohenwald for Mr. Bates, 69, of Lebanon. Retired from AVCO and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he died Nov. 9, 2014.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund, 410 Allied Drive, Nashville, 37211 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Mt. Juliet's Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.