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610 S. Duncan St.
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608
Dorothy Bates

Dorothy Louise Bates

Thursday August 23, 1934 - Thursday August 6, 2020
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Obituary

Dorothy Louise Bates, 85, was called home by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Her funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn in Stillwater, Oklahoma with her interment following at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
She loved nature. In her younger years she could catch, clean, and fry a fish better than anyone. She always kept an immaculate lawn, looking for any reason to mow it. Her porch was always full of lush plants, and her lawn lively with animals, wild and stray. She loved playing games, when she won, she made sure you didn’t forget it.
She was baptized into the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn, serving Christ in all her years. She’ll be sorely missed by all that knew her.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents Mock and Minnie Lyle; husband Paul Bates; son Glenn Bates; and daughter Sharon Melton; and her brother Marlon Lyle.
She is survived by Julia Reed of Pocola; Peggy and Steve Grant of Stillwater; Patricia Graham of Stillwater; Melvin Lyle of Universal City; 12 grandchildren; and many more great grandchildren.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
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  • Service

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    The General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn
    Address
    821 N. Fairgrounds Road
    Stillwater, OK 74075
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  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    Address
    6500 South Perkins Road
    STILLWATER, OK 74074
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Jeanne Pettus

Posted at 08:41am
My deepest condolences Peggy. Steve always said lovely words about your Mother. May peace and love be in your world right now holding you tight.
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Mary Massengale

Posted at 01:21pm
God needed another angel, we love you and will see you in Heaven. Tell everyone hi for me. R.I. P.
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Janis Harrington

Posted at 10:07am
Peggy,
Thinking of you and your family at this time. Prayers to all of you.
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Kathy Foltz

Posted at 06:12pm
We are deeply sorry for your loss. Love, Foltz Family (Kathy, girls and Mike)
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Cristina Marie Wood (Bates)

Posted at 04:29pm
Aunt Dorothy she was something else lol, I remember when my dad Luke Bates and my sweet momma and I went over to Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Paul's house in Stillwater Oklahoma, they started playing card games my mom and aunt Dorothy always tease the guys it was always fun and lot of laughter at that the all the time. When Aunt Dorothy and Uncle Paul came over to hwy 33 playing cards games it was fun and great times ever had. I was blessed to them in my life. Thank you God everything and these people in my life. I love you and miss you my favorite Aunt Dorothy Bates. 😘😭😔 You are a beautiful angel in heaven now and not hurting anymore or tired anymore.
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