Sue (Thompson) Bates, 64, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was the daughter of the late Thad Thompson and the late Hazel Sanford.
Bates was the former owner of Sue Bates Advertising.
She is survived by: her husband, Roger C. Bates; daughter, Frankie Smith of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; son, John Michael Bates of Ash Flat; sisters, Evelyand West of Marion, Ark., Phillis Cowan of Melbourne, Ark., Gayle Watlington of Williford, Ark., Joy Hudspeth of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Dale Thompson of Velvet Ridge, Ark, Larry Thompson of Arkansas, Donald Thompson of Ash Flat.
Funeral services were held at Heath Oak Hill Chapel Sept. 12 with Bro. Freeling Clower and Bro. Van Brown officiating. Interment followed at the Ash Flat Cemetery in Ash Flat.
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