Barbara Marie Bates
12 November 1934 – 28th August 2021
Celebration of Life Service:
September 2nd, 2021
Memorial Garden, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Orlando, FL
Officiant: Rev Jen Styles
In Lieu of Flowers
Please make a Donation to:
The ASPCA, Best Friends Animal Society, or Sierra Club
Barbara (Barb)Marie Bates (86) of Gotha, Florida passed away
and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 28 , 2021
Barb was born in 1934 in Cleveland, OH, the second daughter
of Dorothy Marie and Walter Bonfield.
Barb had an older sibling Geraldine (Gerry) and Brother in Law, Dale Balzer(both deceased).
until she retired at the age of 75. Her hobbies were gardening, reading and spending time with her family and beloved pets.
Barb was the loving mother of Susan and Son-in-Law, Dale,
Aunt of Becky, Sandy , Wayne and Robin(deceased), Great Aunt to Jordan and Jillian, and loving grandmother of Lindsey and Matthew.