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March 22, 2017

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March 22, 2017

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August 28, 2013
My sincere and deepest sympathies to his family and friends. May you cherish his memory, as will our loving God (Malachi 3:16).
August 28, 2013
I can remember going down Hwy 31 from Greenville and seeing the turkeys as a kid and i am 54 now , we will miss you Mr Bates and condolences to the family.
August 27, 2013
I have known Bill Bates since I was a teenager when he purchased all his tailored made suits from my father in Montgomery,Mr. Cunningham of Cunningham the Tailor. When he heard that one of the young men that sold him Turkey boxes was dating a young lady in Montgomery;Bill asked him what her name was and when Morgan told him Bill said "you better be good to her 'cause I know her family and I will take care of you if you mistreat her.When I married Morgan Edwards in 1958 Bill and Teresa were there. Over the years Morgan helped present some of those Turkeys . Bill was a good friend. When cancer took Morgan last Aug. Bill said to me " I loved that guy he was a great salesman but he was also a honest one. Bill Bates you will be missed by so many that loved your sense of humor,your wonderful smile your work ethics and your love of life and family. Rest in peace my old friend.
August 27, 2013
Mr. Bates was the epitome of a southern gentleman which is rare these days. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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