Darlene L. Bates

September 19, 1947 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 73)


Darlene L. Bates, 73, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away on January 14, 2021 at Weirton Medical Center.  She was born on September 19, 1947 a daughter of the late Edward and Mary Carpenter Mankowski.  Darlene and her late husband were the former owners of Bates Enterprises in Wintersville, Ohio.

Darlene was preceeded in death by her husband, Robert G. “Robbie” Bates; son Edward “Eddie” Bates and brother Wayne Mankowski.  She is survived by her daughter Bobbie Jo (Allan) Bates-Williams; granddaughter Kaylee Bates-Williams; brother Thomas (Kay) Mankowski and her extended immediate family.

Family and friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio on Monday January 18, 2021 from 3 – 6 pm, where services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday January 19, 2021 with Pastor Tiffany Manley officiating.

Entombment at Fort Steuben.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, masks will be required and guests are requested not to linger after paying respects.

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