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Demyhia Tayla Bates

Springfield, Illinois

Nov 27, 2014 – Jun 15, 2020 (Age 5)


November 27, 2014
June 15, 2020
Springfield, Illinois


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Ruby Funeral Services & Chapel, Inc. - Springfield Obituary

Demyhia Tayla Bates 5, departed this life on Monday June 15, 2020 at St. Louis Children Hospital. She was born November 27, 2014 in Springfield,Illinois, the daughter of Vernesha V.V. Bates and De'Maris D. Claudin Sr.

She loved dancing, old school music and playing with her sibling.

She leaves to cherish her memory; parents; mother; Vernesha V. Bates and father; De'Maris D. Claudin Sr., brothers; Rahmon J. Moore of Coon Rapids, MA,De'Maris Claudin Jr.,Ja'Mari Claudin, De'Mahni Claudin all of Springfield,IL, sisters; Amaria Pearson Claudin, Justice Pearson Claudin both of Springfield, IL, Ashley Curtis of Chicago, IL, Harlem Clark of Springfield,IL and Zoey Pearson Claudin, grandmothers; Latrice Claudin and Alleana Marshall, grandfathers; William Nickels and Victor Bates, several aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and friends.


Viewing Services Friday June 26, 2020


Ruby Funeral Services & Crematories

1520 East Washington Street

Springfield,IL 62703


Cremation will be provided by Ruby Funeral Services & Crematories



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allowing only 50 people or less  at a time with SOCIAL DISTANCING PLEASE



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RIP my beautiful little cousin Demyhia Dancing with the Angels now love. Keep dancing❤

Such a beautiful little girl, so sorry for your loss. May she rest in heavenly peace❤