Nellie R. Bates
1929 - 2021

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.

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Published by Post-Star on Jan. 22, 2021.
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I brought a meal to Nellie once a week for several summer/fall seasons, and found her to be a gracious lady, full of stories about her earlier years - a visit to which I always looked forward.
Gene Ostertag
January 24, 2021
We will always remember her compassion and willingness to share with everyone around her... Nellie will be missed.
Charles and Mary Hayes
January 22, 2021
Sending prayers to the family.
Dawn Mohlenhoff
January 22, 2021