Alberta Faye Bates, 98, died Feb. 10, 2011, at the F.W. Huston Senior Living Center in Winchester.
She was born Sept. 18, 1912, at Ozawkie, the daughter of William and Stella Faye Owens Meyer. She graduated from Ozawkie High School in May 1932.
Mrs. Bates was a homemaker. She was a member of the Ozawkie United Methodist Church. She became a member of the Rebecca Lodge No. 652 in 1950. In 1940 she joined the Pleasant View Grange No. 1459 7th Degree.
She married Howard Leonard Bates May 28, 1932, at Oskaloosa. He preceded her in death Nov. 8, 1992.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Ann Dick, Oskaloosa; a sister, Cecil Cook, Topeka; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Daryle Gene Bates, and a granddaughter, Dalene Ann Bates.
A private memorial service for family and friends is planned. Memorial contributions can be made to the Jefferson County Hospice or the American Cancer Society and sent in care of the Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, 66066.
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