Mack Bates Sr.


Mr. Mack Cleveland Bates, 83, of Pine Bluff passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012. He was born April 25, 1929 to the late Mack Bates, Sr. and Girlie Walker.

Survivors include his wife, Leler (Buckhanan) Bates; one son, Mack Bates III; four daughters, Rosetta Holley, Erma Battles, Tammy White and Bobbie Holley; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Rose Hill MBC. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Christian Way Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9-12 noon at the funeral home.

The family will be at the home of Bobbie Holley, 1500 West 25th. Ave.