Alice Oweta Bates

November 28, 1952 - December 22, 2017


Alice Oweta Bates was born on November 28, 1952 in Clinton, OK to Otis, Sr. and Maggie (Geionety) Bates. She passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 65. Alice attended Central High School in OKC,OK and attended Redlands Community College in El Reno, OK. She lived in Lawton most of her life. She enjoyed going to church and taking care of her daughter and grandchildren. Alice was a member of the Pentecostal Church. She always carried her Bible.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Maggie Bates, her son, Keith Ross, her brothers and sisters, Donald Twobabies,Sr., Buddy Twobabies,Sr., Amos Twobabies, Jr., Oneta Twobabies, Freddie Twobabies, Oleta Twobabies, Aline Bates Shakespeare, and Otis Bates, Jr.

Survivors Include: her children, April Chasenah and husband Ronald of Anadarko, OK, Megan Bates Sorrell of Lawton, OK, Johnny Bates of Lawton, OK, and Priscella Ross of OKC,OK, her 15-grandchildren, 6-great grandchildren, her brother, Melvin Bates and wife Angie of Geary, OK, and her sister, Helen Bates Younger of El Reno, OK, as well as many other relatives and friends.


Wake: C&A Building, Wednesday, 7 PM- 9 PM, All Night at Melvin Bates Home, December 27, 2017, Geary, OK

Services: First Baptist Church, Thursday, 10:00 AM, December, 28, 2017, Geary, OK

Officiating: Rev. Waylan Upchego and Rev. George Akeen

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).