Friday, February 2, 2007

Johnnie Junior Scates, 69, of Monett, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield. He was born Aug. 25, 1937, in Wy City, Ark., the son of the late John and Polly (Bowen) Scates.

He was retired from Bass Equipment.

Survivors include: three daughters, Bridget Ferrell, Brandy Parker and Brenda Seward, all of Monett; two sons, Brian Scates, of Arkansas, and Bruce Scates, of Joplin; one sister, Maxine Steverson, of Monett; 11 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Marie Crow.

Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at Oakdale Cemetery in Monett. Arrangments were under direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.