Elizabeth Hays Bates obit.
Elizabeth Hays Bates Sept 9, 1907 Dec. 21, 1996 I'l EAGLE CREEK Elizabeth Bates, 89. died Saturday. Born in Hopeful, Ga., she moved to Albany in 1949. She graduated from Oregon College of Education in the 1950s and taught at Sunrise School in Albany for more than 20 years. She moved to Eagle Creek in April. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of Eastside Christian Christian Church in Albany. Her husband, Horace, died in 1975. Survivors include her children,. Horace of Eagle Creek and Betty McCary of Mesa, Wash.; brothers,-William brothers,-William brothers,-William Hays of Albany, Ga., and L. H. Hays of Hopeful; sisters, Ber--tha Ber--tha Ber--tha Ber--tha Jones and Esther Connel, both of Camilla, Ga., and Maudie Lowery of Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and 20 greatgrandchildren. greatgrandchildren. ; Services will be at 10 a.m. Fri-; Fri-; Fri-; day at Willamette Memorial Park, ' Albany. Visiting will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Fisher mortuary, Albany. Contributions: American Lung Association or American Cancer Society in care of the mortuary. mortuary.