BATES, James L.
James L. Bates, 78, of Canton, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2010 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Arbor Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Byess, Rev. Mike Byess and Rev. Scott Huskins officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends all day on Wednesday at Sosebee Funeral Home. James was a member of Arbor Hill Baptist Church. He retired from the Canton Textile Mills and Macedonia Memorial Park. Survivors include a brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and several great-nieces and great-nephews. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA, honored to serve the family. 770-479-2131. www.sosebeefuneralhome.com