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Patricia Ann Bates

November 23, 1961 — October 13, 2022


Patricia Ann Hartline Bates, 60, of Desha, Arkansas, departed this life on Thursday, October 13, 2022.  She was born on November 23, 1961 to William Frank Hartline and Mary M. Young Hartline.  

Patricia worked with her parents in the laundry business and was employed at Nu Way Cleaners.  She also worked in the Batesville School District Cafeteria.   She enjoyed watching old Western movies, cooking, and talking about God and the rapture.  She was a faithful member of the Spring Mill Old Country Church.

She is survived by her husband of twenty-eight years, John Bates, of the home; step-sons, Brandon Bates, of Melbourne, and Joseph Bates (Neosha) of Norton, Kansas; her sisters, Mary Dunn (Kevin), of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Pamela O'Dell (Bill) of St. Louis, Missouri; five grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and step-daughter, April.

No services are planned at this time.


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