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Gloria Jean Bates

April 20, 1950 ~ July 10, 2017 (age 67)


Gloria Jean Bates


Sylacauga, AL - Funeral service for Gloria Jean Bates, 67, will be Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Radney-Smith Chapel with Bro. Milton "Buddy" Morris officiating.


Mrs. Bates died Monday, July 10, 2017 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, William C. Bates and Ola Mae Morris; sister, Dorothy Conn; sister, Cynthia Lynn Bates; and sister, Billie Joe Nix.


She is survived by her two sons, William Royal and Michael Cleveland; daughter, Tisha Cleveland; sister, Shirley Pardue; step-father, Buddy Morris; nine grandchildren, Cyndal Nicholson, Destiny Cleveland, Blake Cleveland, Kristian Cleveland, Alan Balentine, July Balentine, Tianna McLendon, Michaela McLendon, and Natalya Kuznetsova; 5 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Visitation will be Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.


Memorial messages may be sent to the family at


Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.

 Service Information

July 15, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Radney-Smith Funeral Home
320 N. Elm Ave.
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Funeral Service
July 15, 2017

2:00 PM
Radney-Smith Chapel
320 N. Elm Ave
Sylacauga, AL 35150

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