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; a daughter, Frankie Smith of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; a son, John Michael Bates of Ash Flat; four sisters, Evelyand West of Marion, Ark., Phillis Cowan of Melbourne, Ark., Gayle Watlington of Williford, Ark., Joy Hudspeth of Dallas, Texas; three brothers, Dale Thompson of Velvet Ridge, Ark, Larry Thompson of Ark., Donald Thompson of Ash Flat.
Funeral services were held at Heath Oak Hill Chapel on 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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