March 24, 1943 – March 3, 2017
Frances Nadine Bates, 73, of Oak Hill, passed away Friday March 3, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. Born on March 24, 1943 at Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Alan and Flossie Settle Treadway. Mrs. Bates was a retired certified nursing assistant. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bates. Left to share her memory is her daughters, Kim M. Hayes of Boise, ID and Cheryl Bates of Oak Hill; and her dog Frankie. A gathering will be held from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated. For those wishing to express your condolences to the Bates family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.
March 7, 2017
Cheryl, I am so sorry about your mom. Please remember the soul never dies as it is always in your heart. The memories never go away.Peace be in your heart.Love you
March 6, 2017
So sorry for your loss, Cheryl. Your Mom will never leave you. She is, and always will be, a part of you. Please accept my sympathy and condolences.
March 6, 2017
The spirit never dies. You are a part of her and she is a part of you. She is everywhere you go. May you find great comfort and the deepest peace.
March 5, 2017
Never had the privilege of meeting you ,but you must have been an amazing lady. To have raised such an amazing daughter in Cheryl. Much love and prayers out to your family.