Nettie D. Bates
June 9, 1946 ~ October 2, 2021
Nettie D. Bates, of Hughes Springs, Texas passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 2, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, C.R. and Winona Burgen; sisters, Ithema Burgen, Martha Turner, Winnie Sutton, and Loretta Brown; daughter, Terri Blackburn; grandson, Chadd Blackburn, and sister-in-law, Mildred Burgen.
She retired after 30 years dedicated service from Tuboscope of Hughes Springs, Texas. She was a resident of Hughes Springs for 49 years. She is survived by her children, Kenneth L. Pollard of Hughes Springs, TX, Donald Wayne McClung of Livingston, TX; spouse, Roy "Doc" Hawthorn of Hughes Springs, TX; brothers, Darrell Burgen of Norman, AR, and Bruce Burgen of Flowery Branch, GA; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She will be truly missed by numerous friends, family and loved ones.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Woodlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. There will be a time of visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.