September 3, 2013

Alice A. Bates

— Mrs. Alice A. Bates, 77, of Dalton, departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at the local hospital.

Alice was born April 18, 1936, in Kodiak, Alaska. She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Piecoon, and sister, Jane Jackson.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Bates of the residence; nephews, Christopher Oliver, Kevin Oliver and Scotty Oliver, all of Dalton; and niece, Nelda Jackson of Canada.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Alice A. Bates will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Ronald Guffey officiating.

She will be laid to rest at Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel today and Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.