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Sue Ann Bates

FORT WORTH-Sue Ann Bates passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the age of 66.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to service time.
Sue was born January 21, 1953 in Pampa, Texas to the late Weldon Monroe and Winifred Louise Bates. She coached everyone, including her kids and always made an impact in everyone’s life. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and will be remembered for all her love she had for everyone and will be deeply missed.
Sue is preceded in death by her parents, Weldon and Louise Bates; and brother, Larry Bates.
Survivors: Son and wife, Lynn and Joyce Nelson; grandkids, Dyllyn, Brant and Jaxton Nelson; daughter, Summer Nelson; grandkids, Kaitlyn and Maya Ramirez; daughter, Zena Martin; grandkids, Saniya Rhodes and Anthony Tate; daughter and husband, Sandi and Darren Green; grandkids, Hennessy and Paul Adair, Juelz, Brianna and Daizyon Green; sister, Tammy Brooks and kids; brother, William “Bill” Bates and kids; numerous nieces and nephews.

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Condolence Messages

  1. I love you to the moon and back sister!!! My loss is Heavens gain. I will feel you in a still day with a gentle breeze across my face. A coin found on the ground. A feather falling into the grass and your smell walking into a room. Lost but never forgotten. The best big sister ever!! I love you! Tam

    • Beautifully said Tammy. I didn’t know your sister really but I know how much you loved her and in that she must have been a very special person. Just know my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Love and light to you.

      Beth Guest

  2. So sorry for your lost sue was a wonderful person she will be miss

  3. June Nickerson Belle

    The family of Sue Ann Bates have my deepest sympathy

  4. Summer, Katy and Maya,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mother/grandmother passing. Loosing a Mom is one of life’s most difficult times. I hope good memories and family will help get you through this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love and a big hug, Karen (aka Maga)

  5. Prayers for each one and all of the family,as you say your laters to Sue,I pray you find peace in knowing she took her wings and is watching over you.She was a beautiful Spirit.Gods blessings.

  6. Paula Wall Lowrie

    I am so sorry for you all in the loss of Sue. We were friends in high school at Lefors. I have always considered her a dear friend. May God bless and comfort you all.

  7. Mom I miss you so much. I miss your voice your touch your presence our hugs I miss you most of all. I thank you for everything you taught me from loving like you’ve never loved before and to help anyone that needs it and to never quit fighting no matter how hard the fight got. You’ve taught me how to turn to God and pray about everything. I know because of you your strength and your unconditional love I’ll make it in this life and into heaven. I love and miss you sooooo much.

  8. I’m sorry about your loss. I knew “Mama Sue” a lot of years and had the privilege of teaching several of her grandkids. There was no doubt she loved her kids and grandkids, as well as the kids of Jacksboro through years of dedication in coaching and umpiring. Prayers for all of the family.

    Jenilynn Lewis

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