Edith Bates, 90, of Quinlan, passed away on the morning of September 27, 2017 in Quinlan. Edith was born on August 19, 1927 in Hunt County to her parents, Willian Virgil and Bessie (Wygal) Miller. She married Eugene D. Bates on July 22, 1971 in Durant, OK. She was a professional seamstress and a Minister with Assembly of God Church and was a member of the District Council Assembly of God and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Quinlan.
Edith is preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Bessie Miller; two sisters, Geraldine Frances and Norma Langford; and two brothers, Wilson Miller and Donald Miller.
Edith is survived by her husband, Gene Bates; one brother, Roland Miller; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in the Chapel of Quinlan Funeral Home at 11:00 am with her pastor, Ben Terry will officiate. Public visitation with her family will be Friday, September 29, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. There will be a private burial in the Quinlan Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Edith Bates family request that memorial donations be made in her honor to the First Assembly of God Church, 728 E. Quinlan Pkwy, Quinlan, TX 75474, phone 903-356-6000.