Barbara A. (Blincoe) Bates, 81 years of age, died Monday June 11, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born April 16, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late James Scott and Fay (Kratz) Blincoe. Barbara was a retired Adminsitrative clerk with Norton Hospital and was the widow of Ralph Bates who died in 1998. She was a former member of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville, KY and enjoyed her family and retirement. She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.
Survivors include: Three children; Susan Ann Smith (Brian), Harry Priestley III, and Mary Jane Bobay (Richard). Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. One brother James S. Blincoe (Gretchen) and several nieces and nephews.
Private Services and burial were held at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana. Contributions in her memory may be made to: James Graham Brown Cancer Center 529 S Jackson St Frnt, Louisville, KY 40202-3239 or www.browncancercenter.org
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com
Published on June 12, 2018