COMER - Dorothy Chandler Bates, 91, wife of the late Therron C. Bates, died Thursday, August 15, 2013.
Born May 4, 1922 in Oglethorpe County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas G. and Ida Myrtie Sanders Chandler. She was a member of Meadow Baptist Church and a homemaker. Mrs. Bates was a sitter for many children during her life and she truly loved children.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Bobby Foster, Winterville; grandchildren, James Robert Foster, Winterville, and Cynthia Foster (Chris) Paulson, Athens; great-grandchildren, James Reid (Samantha) Foster and Lawson Jane Foster; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 18, at Lord & Stephens Danielsville Chapel with the Rev. Palmer Rehburg officiating. Burial was at Meadow Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meadow Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 646, Comer, GA 30629.
Lord & Stephens Danielsville was in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com