SUSAN MARIE ROBERTS BATES
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at her residence, SUSAN M. BATES; mother of Melvin Bates, Jr., Kimberly Bates, Michelle Bates and the late Michael Bates; sister of Yvette Norman, Patricia Robinson, Robert Roberts, Jr., Wayne Roberts, McKinley Johnson and the late Karen Denise Pinkney and the late Roberta Roberts; and a close family friend, Michele Darbeau. She is also survived by five grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. The late Ms. Bates may be viewed on Monday, January 7, 2013 at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1601 South 13th Rd., Arlington, VA from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment Pleasant Valley Memorial Park, Annandale, VA. Arrangements by Chinn-Baker Funeral Service, (703) 979-1666.