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Iris Keesee Bates

September 24, 1941 January 26, 2019
Iris  Keesee Bates
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Obituary for Iris Keesee Bates

Iris Keesee Bates, 77, of Axton, VA passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019. She was born on September 24, 1941 to the late William Keesee and Gillie Gibson Keesee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Carlton Keesee.

Mrs. Bates worked as a book keeper for her family’s business and was a member of County Line Christian Church.

She is survived by her husband, Albert Ree Bates, Jr.; daughter, Sylvia “Sibie” Martin and husband Tommy of Callands, VA; son, Kenneth D. Bates of Martinsville, VA; sister, Lois Adkins of Chatham, VA; brother, Morris Keesee of Martinsville, VA; and grandchildren, Daniel Martin and Jordan Martin.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at County Line Christian Church with Minister Dean Ashby and Minister Tim Manness officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the church and other times at the family home at 110 Bates Rd., Axton, VA 24054. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Christian Church in Chatham, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Callands Fire Department, 11741 Callands Rd., Callands, VA 24530, or to Dyers Store Fire Department, 3230 Chatham Rd., Martinsville, VA 24112, or to County Line Christian Church Capital Improvement Fund, 12711 Chatham Rd., Axton, VA 24054.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Bates family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Monday

28

Jan

6:00 PM 1/28/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
County Line Christian Church

12711 Chatham Road
Axton, VA 24054

Other times at the family home at 110 Bates Rd., Axton, VA 24054

County Line Christian Church
12711 Chatham Road Axton 24054 VA
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

29

Jan

11:00 AM 1/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
County Line Christian Church

12711 Chatham Road
Axton, VA 24054

County Line Christian Church
12711 Chatham Road Axton 24054 VA
United States
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