Mildred Lunsford Bates

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  • "To the Adams family, may the God of all comfort be with..."
    - M Johnson
  • "Aunt Mildred you will be missed by many, but you are..."
    - Mitchel Lunsford Jr.
  • "R.I.P Mildred, My thoughts and prayers are with the Smith..."
    - Rhonda Falls
  • - William Waits and Family
  • "We will miss you Aunt Mildred. Till we meet again."
    - William, Christy and Ben Waits
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Mildred Lunsford Bates
GRANITEVILLE, SC - Mildred Lunsford Bates, age 81, of Graniteville, S.C., loving wife of Weldon M. Bates, Sr. and daughter of the late Grady and Lucille Crowder Lunsford, entered into rest on Saturday, January 10, 2015.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Donna Smith Williams of Graniteville, S.C.; sons, Randy (Sharon) Smith of Graniteville, S.C. and Johnny (Vicki) Flynn of California; stepdaughter, Cindy (Jerry) Williams; a stepson, Mike (Carla) Bates, Jr.; a brother, Alvin Lunsford of Graniteville, S.C.; sisters, Dovie (Gregg) Narehood and Melita (Robert) Metcalf both of N.C.; nine grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Bill Lunsford and Paul Lunsford.
She was born in Ashville, N.C. but had been a lifelong resident of Aiken County, S.C. She was a member of Breezy Hill Baptist Church in Graniteville.
She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She shall be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched during the 81 years that God granted her on this earth; however, she shall live on forever in the hearts of her friends and loved ones. She has finished life's journey and is now at peace with her Maker, the Lord Jesus Christ.
The family will receive friends at Napier funeral Home, this Monday evening, January 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
A service, celebrating her life, will be held in the Chapel of Napier Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM with Brother Alvin Lunsford officiating.
The interment will follow at the Graniteville Cemetery.
The Pallbearers will be Danny Sanders, Chevy Smith, Rodney Smith, Bryan Adams, Jeremy Williams, Tommy Bussell and Mitch Lunsford.
Memorials may be made to the , 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, West Columbia, S.C. 29169.
Napier Funeral Home, Inc., 315 Main Street, Graniteville, S.C. 29829 is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
You can visit the online guest register at:
www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2015
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