Jim Bates

STAR CITY — Mr. Jim Dale Bates, 79, of Star City, died Sunday at Lincoln Heights Healthcare in Star City.

He was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Story County, Iowa, to the late Jim and Ida Brown Bates.

He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle, Star City.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Bates of Star City, four stepchildren, 11 grandchildren and lots of great-grandchildren, one sister; Gladys Shellhorn (Arlene) of Iowa, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Griffin Funeral Service. Services will be announced at a later date.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at www.griffinfuneralservice.net.