On Sunday, 7/4/21, Lenora Elizabeth (Beth) Bates, loving wife, mother of 3 and grandmother of 5, passed away at the age of 72.
Beth was born in Morenci, AZ on 12/19/48 to Ernest and Irene Woodle. Beth married Ken Bates on 9/12/66. Together they raised 3 children, Kimberly, Paula and Kenny.
Beth was always helping others. She was selfless and had a servant’s heart…willing to serve wherever she was needed. She had a strong love of the Lord and lived her life accordingly. She will be missed greatly.
Beth was preceded in death by her father, Ernest, and her mother, Irene. She is survived by her husband, Ken, her 3 children: Kimberly (Chris Galde), Paula (Christopher Kieland), Kenny (Michelle) and grandchildren McKinley, Kian, Kennedy, Pepper, Olaf and Aksel (the grand dog).
A memorial service will be held on 7/24/21 at 11:00 am at 92 nd Street Church of Christ, 4226 92nd ST NE in Marysville, WA.
Civil Air Patrol will be presenting colors.