Published: October 6, 2017
Regenia Mae Bates, 63, of Bentonville died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 19, 1954 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma the daughter of Dorothea (Parks) and Bill Dail.
She enjoyed spending quality time with her family, friends, and fur babies, and also baking, cooking, fishing, sewing, and scrapbooking. She was preceded in death by her father.
Regenia is survived by: her husband; David Lee Bates, whom she married October 2, 1971, her mother; Dorothea Dail, of Rogers, two sons; Matthew Bates and his wife Meshell Bates, of Bentonville, Marcus Bates and his wife Amy, of Bentonville, one brother; Billy Dail and his wife Misty, of Bella Vista, two sisters; April Warner and her husband Wayne, of Rogers, Kim Fletcher and her husband Jay, of Garfield, and her grandchildren; Caitlin Bates, Haliegh Bates, Madison Bates, Layne Sisco, Braeden Bates, Bryce Bates, Brennen Bates, Brylee Bates, and Brielle Bates.
Funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at House of God Church located at 218 North 1st Street in Rogers with Lisa Schroder officiating. Interment will follow at Centerton Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Billy Dail, Matthew Bates, Mark Bates, Braeden Bates, Bryce Bates, and Dereck Brandon. Memorials may be sent to: The GoFundMe Page "Regenia Bates Memorial." Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com.
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