Jimmy Howell Bates
1939 — 2022
Jimmy Howell Bates, 82, of Stockbridge, died Saturday, July 16, 2022, at his home in Stockbridge. Funeral rites will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Stockbridge First United Methodist Church located at 4863 N. Henry Blvd in Stockbridge, GA. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Born August 3, 1939, in Moultrie, GA, he was the son of the late Ralph Charlie Bates and Fannie Zela York Bates. He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Bintz Bates and his sister Jeanette Bates. He was a member of the Stockbridge First United Methodist Church. Jim worked for E. Sam Jones Distributor at the time of his death and had been delivering freight for his current and former...