Sarah Jones Bates

Sarah Jones Bates

Sarah Jones Bates, age 89 of Murfreesboro, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at The Health Center at Adam's Place, Murfreesboro, TN.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Chapel with Rev. Harold Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation with family will be 2 p.m. until service on Tuesday.

Sarah entered this life on December 29, 1924 in Montgomery County, TN, the daughter of the late John and Inez Jones. She was a homemaker and a Member of Northside Baptist Church. Sarah is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Donald E. Bates.

Sarah is survived by her children and their spouses, David and Joan Bates, Gary and Gretchen Bates; daughters, Sally Knickerbocker, Joan and Dr. Randolph Evans, Linda and Greg Lawson; grandchildren, John Lawson, Jeff Lawson, Alan Bates, Ryan Bates, Mitchell Evans, Matt Evans, James Knickerbocker, Charles Bates, Kenneth Knickerbocker, Stephanie Evans, Heidi Stoner, Katie Fawner and Sarah Bates; 4 great grandchildren. Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse or to the Nashville Rescue Mission.

Online condolences may be made at, (931) 647-3371


Funeral Home

McReynolds-Nave-Larson Funeral Home
1209 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 647-3371

Published in The Leaf Chronicle from Apr. 28 to Apr. 30, 2014