Funeral services for Carrie Elizabeth Ann Bates, 58, were held February 6 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Bates Cemetery at Thornton.
A daughter of Pearlie Bates of Thornton, she died December 16 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Surviving in addition to her mother are her sisters, Leslie Burke and husband Joe, Teresa Davis, and Diana Sparkman and husband
Danny; a brother, Joshie Wampler Jr. and wife Vickie; nieces, Sierra Rose, Brianna Sparkman, Alyssa Adams, Randi Wampler, and Autumn Wampler; nephews, Waylon Sparkman and Taylor Davis; a great-niece, Jayla Rose; great-nephews, Jaxon Rose and Daniel Bartley; and friends, Eli and Acacia Cornett.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Josh Wampler, and a brother, Sonny Bates.