OBITUARY

Teresa Bates

December 12, 1961July 23, 2022
Obituary of Teresa Bates
Teresa Ann Bates (Hansmeyer) passed away on July 23, 2022. Teresa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. Teresa was the daughter of the late Kenneth H. and Bonnie M. (Bynum) Hansmeyer. She was born on December 12, 1961, in Norman, Oklahoma as the third and only daughter. She grew up on the family farm and attended Norman High School. In 1986, Teresa married the love of her life, her husband of thirty-five years, Noale Lynn Bates. They had three children: Jennifer, Dereck, and Ashley, as well as two grandchildren, Natalie and Luna. Over the years, Teresa had several successful careers. She managed an auto parts store, owned a bar, took some time off to be a stay-at-home mom, and then returned to work in the pharmacy at Walgreens for several years. In 2008, she joined her family's plumbing and heating business as the office manager and spent ten years running the office. Teresa had a fiery spirit and a fun-loving personality. She loved her family deeply and was always there for her friends. She had a deep love of nature and always wanted to be in the outdoors. Her favorite things to do were go to the lake, ride horses, and win an occasional game of bingo. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. The legacy that she left behind will live on in her husband, children, grandchildren, and all of the other lives that she touched. Visitation for Teresa will be held Monday, August 1, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Primrose Funeral Service, 1109 North Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071. A funeral service will occur Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Primrose Funeral Service.

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Monday, August 01, 2022

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Tuesday, August 02, 2022

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