Posted By:E Gammon
Subject:Eufaula Light Bates, 78, TN, obituary
Post Date:January 31, 2008 at 17:40:21
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Eufaula Light Bates, 78, born November 17, 1929, went to
her heavenly home on Tuesday morning, January 29, 2008 at
Sunbridge Care Center in Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.

Other than 8 years in North Carolina, Mrs. Bates had been
a lifelong resident of Sullivan Co TN. She made many
lifelong friends while working in the Sullivan County School
System and as a member of Cassidy United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Nat and Josie
Light and her sister Margaret Mosley.

Survivors include her husband Billy Bates; daughter, Lisa
Tolliver and her husband Mark; brother, J.K. Light and
several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends on Thursday, January 31, 2008
from 5 to 7 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 11 a.m Friday, February 1, 2008
in East Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert
Burlingham officiating.

Graveside services will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park
The family would like to send a special thank you to the
staff of Sunbridge and Adventa Hospice Services.

East Lawn Funeral Home, your Dignity Memorial provider, is
serving the Bates family. You may sign the guest register
book by visiting