Obituary: Mary Regina Bates


Funeral service for Mary Regina Bates, age 68, of Vinemont, will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2023, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home; interment in Cullman Heritage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the service.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bates passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023, at her residence. She was born Aug. 11, 1954, to J.C. Graves and Vetra Graves.

She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Kyle Bates.

Survivors include her husband, Kevin Bates; son, Weston (Caitlin) Bates; grandchildren, Wheeler Bates and Sydney Bates; sister, Rhonda Turner; brothers, Rodney Graves and Randy Graves; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Cullman Caring for Kids or to a charity of your choice.