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Rebecca J. Bates

Rebecca Jo Bates, 57, Corydon, died Saturday, Aug. 3, while vacationing in Marietta, Ohio.
A native of Marion, she was an employee of the Corydon Wal-Mart Supercenter, and was a former manager of sales and reservations for Potawtomi Resort in Angola.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Naomi Harris, and a brother, Edward J. Harris.
Survivors include her husband, Stephen W. Bates; a son, Eric Bates of Palmyra; a daughter, Angie Woods of Corydon; her father, Walter J. Harris of Naples, Fla.; three brothers, Bobby and Dennis Harris, both of Fort Wayne, and David Harris of Benita Springs, Fla.; two sisters, Patricia Hardy of Hamilton and Jackie Zuber of Fort Wayne, and 10 grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 9 p.m. and after 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Officiant: The Rev. Stephen Spencer.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Heart Association.

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