• Lynne Bates Memorial Service

    Mar 7, 2020, 11:00 AM US/Eastern

Memorial Created By
Heather Bates

Lynne Bates

April 17, 1949 - February 25, 2020

We created this memorial to celebrate the life of Lynne Bates. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan gatherings, we will post invites with details. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial to our amazing wife, mom and friend.

(Claudia) Lynne Bates went to be with her Lord Tuesday morning, 2/25/2020. Lynne's passing ended a nine year battle with ovarian cancer. After 5 chemo therapies the cancer won the battle, but Lynne won the "war" as she transitioned from this life to her heavenly home. Lynne began hospice care in December and was comforted in her home until her time of death. Husband Carey and daughters Heather and Hollie held her hands until Jesus took...  see more
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  • Ben Armacost
    While I have never had the privilege of meeting Lynne, I was able to hear of her life and service to Jesus through a recent email from Carey. It was so sad to hear that she lost her battle with cancer, but we know the Lord has taken her by the hand. ...  more
  • Debbie Akin
    What a beautiful tribute to Lynne at Aloma Church yesterday, honoring her faith and life she lived for her Lord and Savior. The influence she has had for so many touched me in a very special way and is life changing! Thank you to each who shared, the...  more
  • Joao Lopes
    Dear Carey and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My memories of Lynne back in Portugal were of a lady that was always very positive, calm, kind and happy- happy and joyful in the Lord. Her love of God and for people was obvious. I know she will...  more
  • Francine (Fran) Burns
    Dear Carey,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember hearing you preach/sing at Downtown Baptist Church several times and seeing your beautiful wife, Lynne. I remember thinking that she must be a fashion model—she was tall, thin and stately.! Lovely...  more
  • Don Van Volkenburg
    My heart breaks for you and the kids as I learn of Lynne’s passing. I pray that through the pain of this loss that Our Lord will comfort you with the condolence that Lynne is well now and in His presence.!