Nellie R. Bates
June 9, 1929 - Jan. 21. 2021
ADIRONDACK - Nellie R. Bates, 91, died Thursday January 21, 2021 at the Elderwood at North Creek Nursing Home. Born June 9, 1929 in Warrensburg she was the daughter of the late Gordon Neil and Dora Olivia (Dow) Rhodes.
Nellie graduated from Warrensburg Central School Class of 1947. She was employed as a secretary for Gilbert Potter Insurance Company in Warrensburg and the Town of Horicon Recycle Center.
Her hobbies included crafts and crocheting. She will be remembered a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Besides her parents she is predeceased by her husband Lindon F. Bates.
Survivors include one daughter Rena (Gerald) Collard of Adirondack; two grandsons: Christopher (Felicia Washington) Hayes of Adirondack and Joseph (Deana) Collard of Warrensburg; three great-grandchildren: Kadin Collard, Karlie Collard, Kyler Collard.
At Nellie's request graveside services will be at Adirondack Cemetery, Adirondack NY in the spring.
Arrangements are entrusted to Barton-McDermott Funeral Home, Inc., 9 Pine St., Chestertown, NY 12817.