COLEMAN — Funeral services for Gaylan Ray Bates, 65, of Clarksville, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery.
He passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 8, 1952, in Crane to Floyd Ray and Zelma Parks Bates.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda “Susie” Herring Bates of Clarksville; his son, Rodney Ray Bates and wife, Barbara of Midland; mother, Zelma Parks Bates of Lubbock, sisters, Sandra Lumpkin and husband, Jerry of Lubbock and Janet Cook of Ridgeville, South Carolina; his brother, Troy Lynn Bates of Houston; and nephew, Dale Ray Lumpkin of Carrollton.