and Arminta Tolliver
Henry Bates b 5 Sept 1892 d 1 Jul 1974; buried Seco, Letcher Co KY; s/o Robert Bates and Elizabeth Bentley. Henry Bates m. Sept 1913 to Arminta Tolliver b 3 Nov 1901 Kona, Letcher Co KY d 9 Nov 1990 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Whitaker Cemetery, Whitaker, Letcher Co KY; d/o Elliot Burton Tolliver and Henrietta Wright. Children of Henry Bates and Arminta Tolliver;
1. Herman Bates b 1921 Pinetop, Knott Co KY d 27 Jun 2011 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY
Obituary of Herman Bates, 90, died June 27 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born at Pine Top to the late Henry and Arminta Tolliver Bates, he was the father of the late Mike Bates and a brother of the late Donald Bates and Bert Bates. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. Surviving are three daughters, Vicki Maxie, Thornton, Herma Rose Bates, Hot Springs, Ark., and Samantha Isaac, Hemphill; two sons, Billy Karas, Fredricksburg, Va., and Bobby Breeding, Thornton; a sister, Irene Smith, Mayking; 11 grandchildren, Jamie, Julia, Michael, Carl, Jaden, Nicholas, Kaitlyn, Roger, Amanda, Jasmine and Angie; and 12 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held July 1 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg.
2. Donald Bates
3. Litewell Bert Bates
4. Irene Bates; m. Raymond Smith b abt 1924 KY d 13 Oct 1994 Letcher Co KY; s/o Reuben Smith and Bertha Massey.