Willora King Bates, age 71, of Indianapolis, entered into God's Kingdom of Heaven on November 1, 2019. The daughter of Roy Lee and Ora Louis Walton King, Willora was born February 18, 1948 in Brownsville, Tennessee.
A retired computer technician, Willora retired in 1995 from SBC Ameritech (Indiana Bell Telephone). She was a faithful member of Unity Fellowship and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Willora is survived by her daughter, Camela Bates-Cole of Indianapolis; brothers, Jerry King of Memphis, TN, Wallace (Mary Ann) King of Hampton, VA, William (Clementine) King of Brownville, TN, Leon (Glodine) King of Brownsville, TN, Donnie (Anita) King of Jackson, TN and Glen (Carrie) King of Ridley, TN; sisters, Jimmie (Raymond) Jones of Brownsville, TN, Margaret Blackmon of St. Louis, MO and Linda King of Brownsville, TN; grandchildren, Allison R. Moss, Michael C. Moss Sr., Lachaina Bates-Gooch and Darius Bates; great-grandchildren, Daviona J. Anderson, David J. Moss, Jeremiah D. Moss, Michael C. Moss Jr., Makyiah C. Harmon, Jayceon G. Warren, Journii A. Warren and Justyce D. Warren. In addition to her parents, Willora was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark Bates, Jr. and daughter, Leslie Nichale Bates.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526 Dallas, TX 75244 www.5.komen.org
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