JACKSON, S.C. - Ms. Diane Bates, of Houston Loop, entered into rest March 17, 2016. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Bean Pond Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. David Easterling officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Ms. Bates, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Beech Island Church of Christ and a graduate of Jackson High School. Survivors include a son, Dwayne Bates; a daughter, Ledean (George) Tankersley; two brothers, Eugene Bates and Artis (Cora) Bates, Jr.; two sisters, Shirley Bates and Jill (Glenn) Washington; a special aunt, Rose Lee Stalling; three grandchildren, Codarius Tankersley, Cordre Tankersley and Cidestini Tankersley; a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803) 279-0026.
G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Mar. 23 to Mar. 25, 2016