Catherine E. Bates
Catherine E. Bates, of Royse City, Texas, passed away Jan. 21, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born June 1, 1925, in Mount Sterling, Illinois, to John and Emma (Henrick) Campbell.
Catherine is survived by her three children, Gloria Gunn and husband Allen of Royse City, Texas, John (Jack) Bates Sr. and wife Beulah of Quincy, Illinois, Donna Bates and husband Marc Bacon of Royse City, sister-in-law Connie Campbell of Mt. Sterling, Illinois, grandchildren Donald Clausen and wife Kelly Alexander of Dallas, Texas, Crystal Clausen and husband Tony St. Clair of Royse City, Texas, John (Jack) Bates Jr., Mike Bates and Bill Bates of Quincy, Illinois, plus numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of loving relatives and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald W. Bates, her parents John and Emma, and her seven siblings.
A celebration of her life will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday January 29, 2019, at Rest Haven Funeral Home - Royse City.
Published on January 29, 2019


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