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Funeral services held for Nancy M. Bates

Funeral services for Nancy M. Bates, 91, were held October 1 at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Memorial Park in Ermine.

Born in Letcher County to the late Millard and Lilly Webb Polly, she died September 27.

She was a sister of the late Bonnie Smallwood, Virgil Polly, Doris Lewis, Jenell Salyer, and Ronald Polly.

Mrs. Bates was owner and operator of Nancy’s Style Shoppe in Whitesburg for 36 years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg.

She enjoyed painting ceramics, and after retirement, painted with acrylics, too.

Surviving are her husband, Ralph Bates; two daughters, Deborah Ison and husband Tom, and Lynda Harker and husband Randy; four grandchildren, Lindsey Dawson and husband Caleb, Ali Firios and husband Nicco, Nick Harker, and Bryan Ison; three great-grandchildren, Norah Dawson, Emerie Firios, and Miles Dawson; a sister, Sandra Butler; and a brother, Ray Polly.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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