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Doris Bates

February 16, 1951 — September 14, 2019

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Bates will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Bates, age 68, passed away on Satuday September 14, 2019 at her residence in Prentiss, MS.  Rev. Joe Gardner will officiate. Pallbearers will be, Betty Ann Aultman, Barbara Jackson, Wade Jackson, Jay Aultman, Bill Bates and Lefty Cochran. Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Doris Jeanette Brown Bates was born on February 16, 1951 in Lone Star, MS to R. C. Brown and Willie Mae Harrison Brown. She was a homemaker and a member of Lone Star Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Rufus T. Bates, Jr.; two brothers, Vincent Brown and Jimmy Brown. Mrs. Bates is survived by her boyfriend, James Allen Gilbert of Prentiss; two sons, Rufus T. Bates, III ( Marlena) of Magee and Joseph C. Bates (Paula) of Carson; one daughter, Johnnie J. Bates (LeAnna) of Carson; five grandchildren, Crystal Bates, Justin Bates, Jonathon Fairley, Jayden Woodward and Brianna Horn; two great grandchildren, Keith Fairley and Brooklyn Horn. Visitation will be Monday September 16, 2019 from 11:00am until 2:00 pm at Saulters funeral home before the service. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com              
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