Syble Evelyn Bates

Syble Evelyn Bates, 92, of Hazen, went to her heavenly home on March 26, 2021.  Syble was a substitu
te teacher for the Hazen School District for 15 years and a member of the Hazen First Baptist Church since 1955.  She taught Sunday School for 35 years, a member of the WMU for 63 years, serving as president for about 35 years, she directed adult and children Christmas programs and was the leader for the Senior Adults.  Syble was also a member of the Red Hats and enjoyed going on bus trips with her friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clem and Winnie Moore; her husband, John; sisters, Eloise Brockin, Mildred Osborne, Freda Warnock, Bonnie Gibson, and her brother, Omas (Dick) Moore.

Syble is survived by her son, John Bates; daughter, Judy Warren and husband, John; granddaughters, Abby Brown and Katy Saul; grandsons, John H. Bates III, and Morgan Bates; great-grandchildren, Konner and Kolton Brown, Ryder VanHouten, Jay Lynn and Haven Bates, and Zaden Bates and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Hazen First Baptist Church.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 30 at Westbrook Funeral Home and the family asks that everyone please follow Covid regulations.  Burial will be in the Shady Grove Cemetery in Clarendon.

The family requests memorials to the Hazen First Baptist Church.

7 thoughts on “Syble Evelyn Bates”

  1. David and Brenda Hoover

    So very sorry for your loss. Loved Mrs. Syble, always so sweet and cheerful. She will be greatly missed.

  2. Virginia Westerfield Moore

    Syble was like a sister to me. We have been friends for over 60 years and never had a bad word between us! I will miss her but can’t wait to see her again in Heaven!

  3. Ronnie and Kathy Simmons

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Mrs. Syble was such a sweet lady. Prayers for all of the family.

  4. Nansi Hosto Porter

    When I think of Mrs. Syble, I see a beautiful southern lady, with a heartwarming smile. What fun she and Aunt Lucille must be having in heaven!
    Sending love, hugs, and prayers to John, Judy, and their families.

  5. Billy and Gail Booth

    Mrs Syble was a remarkable lady in many ways and her legacy will be dearly cherished by all those who knew her. Our prayers continue for her family.

  6. Angie Greenwalt

    I’m so sorry thought a lot of Ms Syble my thoughts and prayers are continued to be with you all

  7. Cathy Rogers Gates

    Mrs. Syble was always a ray of sunshine! I am so sorry for your loss. Remember…when we lose someone we love we must not learn to live without them…but to live with the love they left behind.

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