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Carol Bates

Carol Jean “Jeannie” (Meals) Bates, 72, of Harrisonville, MO, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Research Medical Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Jeannie was born February 6, 1947 in Moberly, MO to Robert and Doris (Sharp) Meals. She spent most of her life in the Moberly area. She was a graduate of the Madison High School Class of ’65, and a graduate from Moberly Area Community College in 1991, where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Jeannie was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. She was a very active member of Family Life Fellowship in Moberly, where she volunteered with Birth Right, worked at the Hannah’s Closet and various local foods banks. She was a gracious woman, who was always ready to help those in need. In her free time, Jeannie loved to read and go shopping, but above all else she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. Jeannie is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jay Meals. Survivors include her son, Robbie Bates and Kim Patridge of Belton, MO and grandchildren, Brittney Patridge, Russell Patridge and Sophia Patridge-Bates, all of Belton, MO; extended family and close friends. Services celebrating the life of Jeannie Bates will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Madison, MO. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 12:00 noon until the time of service. Memorial contributions are appreciated to the donor’s choice.

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Robbie, We are so sorry for your loss. We are down in Alabama for the winter, but wanted you to know we are thinking about you and your family!! Your mom was always such a nice and upbeat lady! We sure miss you both in Moberly! Our deepest sympathy, Rick and Kim Coughenour

Kim Coughenour Jan 29 2020 8:13 PM

Jeannie was one of my favorite bosses when I worked with her at Loch Haven. Many prayers and thoughts are with Robbie as well as the rest of the family.

Sherri Mesecher Jan 24 2020 8:15 PM

Jim and family so sad to hear of your Mom's passing, death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leave a memory no one can steal. Love you! Aunt Linda and Uncle Richard.

Linda K. Florreich Jan 24 2020 9:00 AM

So sorry to learn of Jeannie's death. She was a special person. She and I shared an apartment together when we were working in Columbia after high school. What fun we had. Condolences to all the family. Barbara (Mackler) Robertson

Barbara (Mackler) Robertson Jan 23 2020 2:57 PM