RIPLEY – Totsie Marie Bates Borrelli, 87, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Mississippi Care Center in Corinth. She was born July 1, 1926, to George Thomas Bates and Mary Ellen Smith Bates. She attended Golden Hill Methodist Church in Ripley. She was a retired factory worker.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Paseur and Bro. Elmer Paseur officiating. Burial will be in Golden Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.
She is survived by two daughters, Cheryl Manard (David) of Ripley and Barbara Borrelli of Nashville, Tenn.; one grandchild, Anthony Gene Manard (Andrea) of Memphis; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Borrelli; her parents; two sisters, Elizabeth Brock and Nancy Robertson; seven brothers, Bill Bates, Jim Bates, Lawrence Bates, Hubert Bates, Verner Bates, Claudie Bates and Henry Bates; and one grandson, Daniel Clayton Manard.
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
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