Syble Dean Bates, 93, of Jacksonville, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.

She was born March 11, 1920 in Beebe to Robert Otto and Lydia Williams Burns.

Her parents; husband, Carl Edward Bates; and son-in-law, Jimmy Goheen preceded her in death.

She is survived by daughters; Loretta Sue Goheen and Rebecca Lue Thomas and husband Don; grandchildren; Kimberly Crook and husband Lonnie and Scott Thomas and wife Kim; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Joshua Crook, Jordan and Dillon Thomas, Dusty Thomas and wife Marti, and great-great grandson, Drake Thomas.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013; burial followed at Grizzard Cemetery in El Paso.

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