Gwendolyn Joyce Bates

Gwendolyn Joyce Bates, 67, of Baytown, Texas passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Gwen was born on December 9, 1951, second child of Nelson and (Katherine Bates) who preceded her in death. Visitation will be at 10:00 AM and funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Washington Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2207 Jones Rd. Baytown, TX. 

Gwendolyn Joyce Bates, 67, of Baytown, Texas passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Gwen was born on December 9, 1951, second child of Nelson and (Katherine Bates) who preceded her in death.  Gwen was the mother of one son, Kyle Major Bates who also preceded her in death.

Gwen attended Harlem Elementary and Baytown Junior High before graduating from Ross S. Sterling and Lee Junior College.  She worked at several temp jobs before landing at DuPont plant in LaPorte and was there for 31 years until her health got bad.

Gwen is survived by and will be greatly missed by her Father, Nelson Bates; Sister, Velma Bates; Brother, Paul Bates (Tasha); Nieces, Jazzmin Bates, Myshae (Kat) Bates, Nephew, Meshach Bates and several aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be at 10:00 AM and funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Washington Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2207 Jones Rd. Baytown, TX. 

Entrusted to Frazier Funeral Home 7623 Harrison Street Baytown, TX 77521. 281-426-5579.  Email: frazierfuneral@netzero.net.

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