BURLINGTON, N.C. - Mr. Jeffrey Junior Bates, 46, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.
He was born in Alamance County to the late Ernest Junior Bates and Martha Reid Bates Guffey, who survives, and married to Janet Sartin Bates, of the home. Jeffrey was employed with the Alamance Burlington School System and he loved all kinds of sports.
Survivors, other than his wife of the home and mother of Burlington, include sons, Brysen Junior Bates, Chad Sartin Huffman, both of the home; daughter, Jessica Leigh Young of Graham; sisters, Anne Stranger, Tammy Shimon, Lisa Helms and Abby Urick; brother, Steven Bates; maternal grandmother, Isabelle Murray; cousins, John Michael Warren, Johnny Winn, Dawn Williams; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a whole lot of friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and a special aunt, Ruby Winn.
The graveside service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Alamance Memorial Park by the Rev. Bland Leebrick. The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory. At other times the family will be at the home of the sister-in-law, Andrea Swinson.
In lieu of flowers the family would like to ask for donations to be sent to Truliant Federal Credit Union, c/o Brysen Junior Bates College Fund, 2564 Kirkwood Drive, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2012