JACKSON, S.C. - Funeral services for Mr. Wyman Bates, 80, of Douse Circle will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Bean Pond Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Wright officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Bates, a native of Aiken County was a member of Zion Fair Baptist Church where he served on the usher board. He was as United States Army Veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Iona Brown Bates of the home; five sons, Isaac Bates, Earnest Bates, Jackson, Donald Bates, Robert Lee Bates and Wayne Bates, North Augusta; one sister, Ella Mae James, Jackson; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle June 19, 2002