Rhoton Funeral Home

1511 South Interstate 35E, Carrollton, TX


Barbara Ann Bates

September 1, 1940September 27, 2019

Barbara A Bates 9/1/40 - 9/27/19

Barbara was born in Shawnee, OK on 9/1/40. She married Jerry T. Bates on 11/27/59 after moving to Texas. Barbara's banking career spanned 50 years at North Dallas Bank & Trust. Her first job was to manually key in data. Through her diligence and conciseness she was promoted to a bank officer. Upon her retirement she was was the Executive Vice President and Cashier over the bank's operations. She was a driving force in the bank's success as evidenced by the bank establishing the Barbara A. Bates Award in 2003 to recognize employees that go above and beyond for their customers.

Barbara was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Jerry. She is survived by her devoted daughter Kelly, brothers Doyle Reeves, Joe Reeves and numerous family members and friends.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, October 3, 2019


Barbara Ann Bates

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W. Griffin Jones

October 3, 2019

Barbara was an excellent operations officer at North Dallas Bank, very professional and a joy to work with.

Jackie Schmitz

September 29, 2019

Barbara was a very kind and extremely spunky woman. I'm glad I knew her.

My condolences to her family.