Clara Roberta Bates, age 81, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.
Funeral service will be held at Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Bobby Carroll officiating. Burial will follow in the Downey Cemetery.
A homemaker, Mrs. Bates was born October 29, 1936 in Wheat to the late Robert Silvey and Dorothy Lee Williams Silvey.
She is survived by her husband, Leo Bates of Hohenwald; three sons, Robert and Neal Bates of Hohenwald and Keith Bates of Gallatin; grandchildren, Rachel Abar (Tim) of Dover, Michelle Kennedy (Brett) of Columbia, Kyle Bates of Nashville, Cody Bates (Katy) of Hohenwald, Kendra Brumley (Michael) of Hohenwald and Cassie Bates of Hohenwald; great grandchildren, Ben and Brandon Kennedy of Columbia, Drezden Gregg, Hayden Holley, Remington King and Piper Bates, all of Hohenwald.