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Alberta 'Flip' Bates

December 10, 1926 January 7, 2011
Alberta 'Flip' Bates
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Alberta "Flip" Bates, 84 of Ardmore, Tennessee died on Friday, January 7, 2011, at National Health Care Center for Pulaski in Pulaski, Tennessee.Born Friday, December 10, 1926 in Ardmore, Tennessee to the late Lonnie Hargrove and the late Emma Magnusson Hargrove.She was a lifelong resident of the Ardmore area and a member of the Ardmore Senior Citizens. She enjoyed working in flowers and "going". She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband: Houston Bates.Surviving are son, Skip Bates of Ardmore, TN, daughters, Kathy (Charlie) Cothren of Ardmore, AL, Judy (Mike) Elder of Dunlap, TN and Polly (Gary) Goats of Pulaski, TN, brother, Dickie Hargrove of Salem, AL, sisters, Doris Oliver of Ardmore, AL, Mavis Smith of Ardmore, AL and Sadie Scroggins of Pulaski, TN , 4 grandchildren Sherie (Jason) Prier, Tami (Joey) Hurst, Anna (Kyle) Cunningham and Ryne Goats, 4 great-grandchildren Kayleigh, Emma, Ezra and Lauren.Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 9, 2011, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, with Bro. Sammy Brister and Bro. Roger Cothren officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL.The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, January 8, 2011, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home.

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