Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 10, 2017, in Christ Community Fellowship Church in Vega with Darren Elliot officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers at Vega, 110 Main.
Dee was born Jan. 17, 1931, in Amarillo to Horace and Gertrude Bates. She attended Barn Church in Hereford, More Church in Amarillo, and was a member of Christ Community Fellowship Church in Vega.
She began her career as an operator at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, retiring after 37 years of service as a frame assistant.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Weston on Feb. 20, 2010.
Survivors include three daughters, Michelle Robinson and husband David of Hereford and Melodie Hodges and Lisa Kimbrell, both of Amarillo; a brother, Donovan Bates and wife Doris of Rockport; four grandchildren, Todd Allison, Thomas Kimbrell, Cammie Hodges and Kevin Hodges; three great-grandchildren, Brandy, Caitlyn and Olivia; and 1 great-great-grandchild, Lilianna.
The family suggests memorials be to Hereford SPCA; or Christ Community Fellowship Church, 607 Coke St, Vega, TX 79092.
The family will be at 3743 Yucca in Hereford.
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