Mable Lucille Land Bates
December 28, 1931 -
March 21, 2018

Visitation

March 23, 2018
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Service 

March 24, 2018
2:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mrs. Mable Lucille Land Bates (Aunt Bumpy), age 86, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Bates officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband, Luther Ellis Bates, in Stewart’s Cemetery.

Mrs. Bates was born on December 28, 1931 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Carl Royal and Ocie Mae Carter Land. She worked as a presser for Blue Ridge Shirt Company. She loved crocheting and solving word puzzles. Mrs. Bates passed away on March 21, 2018 at Donalson Care Center.

Survivors include her sons, Troy (Cindy) and Roger (Denise) Bates all of Fayetteville, TN; daughter, Annette (late Bob) Jefferson of Leavenworth, KS; grandchildren, Alicia (Tim) Schafer, Amanda Bates, Angie (Brian) Passon, Jason (Stephanie) Bates, Bobby Jefferson, and Chrissy Jefferson; 22 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Patton and Mildred Russell; brothers, Carl, Fred, Virgil, Howard, Junior and Ross Land; and grandchild, Carol Bates.

Visitation with the family will be held at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, March 23, 2018, at Higgins funeral Home. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Mable Bates.

Video Services

8 Comments

  1. Gerald and Wanda Brown Scott

    God bless you and your family!! Praying for Comfort and PEACE in the Days to come!!?

    Reply
  2. April Bates

    It was an honor to care for both you parents in there last days. Love and prayers got you all.

    Reply
  3. Cynthia Dunivan

    Annette ,
    I am sorry to learn of the loss of your sweet mother. Sending prayers for your comfort now and in the coming days.
    Cynthia (Cindy) Lynn Dunivan.

    Reply
  4. Joy Honea

    I have always thought of Mable as my grandma. I have very fond memories of her and will cherish them always. My love and prayers go out to all of the family.

    Reply
  5. Janice Goolsby

    With Heartfelt Sympathy our Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Wishing you Peace and Comfort at this most difficult time and Praying for friends to comfort you, Faith to uphold you, and Loving memories to carry you through while you are surrounded with His Peace and Comfort in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  6. Anne Beddingfield

    I’m so sorry! Sending my deepest sympathy and prayers.

    Reply
  7. lynn brown

    Troy and Cindy sorry for your loss,I remember her from Blue Ridge very nice lady…

    Reply
  8. Harold Brenda Edwards

    So sorry Roger to her this. We are thinking of you and if you need anything please call.

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Memories

8 Comments

  1. Gerald and Wanda Brown Scott

    God bless you and your family!! Praying for Comfort and PEACE in the Days to come!!?

    Reply
  2. April Bates

    It was an honor to care for both you parents in there last days. Love and prayers got you all.

    Reply
  3. Cynthia Dunivan

    Annette ,
    I am sorry to learn of the loss of your sweet mother. Sending prayers for your comfort now and in the coming days.
    Cynthia (Cindy) Lynn Dunivan.

    Reply
  4. Joy Honea

    I have always thought of Mable as my grandma. I have very fond memories of her and will cherish them always. My love and prayers go out to all of the family.

    Reply
  5. Janice Goolsby

    With Heartfelt Sympathy our Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Wishing you Peace and Comfort at this most difficult time and Praying for friends to comfort you, Faith to uphold you, and Loving memories to carry you through while you are surrounded with His Peace and Comfort in your time of sorrow.

    Reply
  6. Anne Beddingfield

    I’m so sorry! Sending my deepest sympathy and prayers.

    Reply
  7. lynn brown

    Troy and Cindy sorry for your loss,I remember her from Blue Ridge very nice lady…

    Reply
  8. Harold Brenda Edwards

    So sorry Roger to her this. We are thinking of you and if you need anything please call.

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.