Clara Bates was born July 17, 1943 in Booneville, Ky. to the late
Steve and Ethel Harold Noble and passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016
at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital reaching the age of 72 years.
Surviving is her husband—James Bates; her children—Regina Johnson,
Gary, Larry and Lawrence Barrett; her siblings—Mose Noble, Laura
Bates, Isabele Reynolds, Daisy Sandlin, Mary Ellen Corrdell, Archie
Noble, Danville Noble; her seven grandchildren—Jessica Ball, Amber
Johnson, Maria Ball, Brooke Johnson, Candice Johnson, Etta Sue and
Stevie Wayne; and her four great-grandchildren—Leland Meadows, Sierra
Atkinson, Haven Snyder and Jaylen Brock.
She is preceded in death by her children—Rita Ball and Geraldine
Bishop; and her sibling—Jaylee Teri.
Graveside services were held at 12 noon Saturday, June 18, 2016 in
the New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. James Upchurch
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 28, 2016