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Anthony Neal Tony Bates, 58
Anthony Neal “Tony” Bates, 58, a native of Smithville and a long-time resident of Gainesboro passed away Saturday morning, June 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a Christian and a construction worker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Lee and Juanita Johnson Bates; son, Matthew Bates; three sisters, Wanda Kay Pack, Sheron Ann Whitworth and Sandra Bates; three brothers, Ronald Wayne Bates, Donald Lane Bates and Eddie Carmel.