Andrea Bates

Mrs. Andrea Bates

Of Indianapolis passed away on February 26, 2013 at her home. She was born on January 8, 1959 in Indianapolis.

Survivors include her husband Steve Bates; 2 daughters, Lorisa and Megan Bates; 2 sisters, Rita Tague and LaVonne Salter and 2 brothers, Paul Haymaker and John Haymaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Davidson and Anna Jewel (Pitcock) Hall; her step-father, Floyd Hall; 2 sisters, Marla and Pam Haymaker and a brother, Billy Haymaker.

Andrea was a member at Indian Creek Christian Church and was very active with various church groups there. She enjoyed boating, cooking, reading, volunteering and spending time with her family.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 1 in Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Stirling- Gerber Chapel , 5950 E. Thompson Rd., Indianapolis from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Indian Creek Christian Church, 6430 S. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN 46259, with a visitation at the church from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Burial will be in Orchard Hill Cemetery. The Reverend Charlie Coon will officiate.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Colon Cancer Alliance, 1025 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1066, Washington, DC 20005.

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Funeral Home

Stirling-Gerber Chapel
5950 East Thompson Road Indianapolis, IN 46237-2207
(317) 783-3653

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 28, 2013