We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Melvin Miller Funeral Service
Sheryl D. Bates transition to her heavenly home November 11, 2021 , 6:45 am at DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Sheryl was born March 19, 1962 in Marion, Alabama to the late Frank Bates, Sr. and Carrie Roper Bates.
Sheryl confessed Christ at an early age and later joined Berean Baptist Church where she was baptized and attended until her death.
Sheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Bates, Sr. and Carrie Roper Bates; five sisters, Mary P. Billingsley, Betty Miree, Sarah Porter, Bertha Billingsley, and Barbara Wright.
Sheryl leaves to cherish her four children, Nakeya Bates, Marion, Alabama, Lacrecia (Jeremy) Wright, McCalla, Alabama, Cedric Bates, Marion, Alabama, Kedrick Bates, Los Angeles, California; 12 grandchildren, Chedrick, Tavondria, Nakedra, Azayla, Rozell III, Tyreke, Carson, Trevon, Jamarius, Amaya, Kedrick, Jr. and Rhe’Mi ; three sisters, Willie Mae Eubanks, Carrie (Lee) Bell all of Marion, Alabama, and Donna Bates, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; one brother , Frank (Sharon) Bates of Bibb County, Alabama, and a host of nieces nephews other relatives and friends