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Opal Bates
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Opal Bates, age 71 of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at her residence. She was born April 19, 1947 in Blue River, Kentucky to the late Henry & Sally Shepherd Arnett. She was the wife of Jay Bates. She was a homemaker. Along with her husband she is survived by her Son: David (Jennifer) Bates of Prestonsburg, Kentucky;
Daughter: Tammy (Shanna Mattis) Bates of Atlanta, Georgia; Grandchildren: Gabbie Bates, Ethan Bates & Jason Bates Mattis; Brother & Sisters: Henry Arnett Jr. of Silverlake, Indiana, Barbara Ousley of Noblesville, Indiana, Goldie Griffith of David, Kentucky & Janice Prater of Pyramid, Kentucky. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her Brothers & Sisters: Tom Arnett, Rube Arnett, John Arnett, Adam Arnett, Osie Pitts & Anna Mae Ousley; Sister in Spirit: Willa Slone. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Time and Place of Services: Friday, June 8, 2018 at 11am at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky

Visitation: Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home


Burial: Buckeye Cemetery, Blue River, Kentucky

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Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649





11:00 AM
Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home - Martin

7 Clinic Drive
Martin, KY 41649

Cemetery Details


Buckeye Cemetery

Blue River
Blue River, KY 41607


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