Chrissy D. Bates, 48, of Evansville passed away June 4, 2012. She was born on August 19, 1963.
She lived in Evansville most of her life and graduated from Central High School in 1981.
Chrissy was an avid cat lover. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and family get togethers.
She was preceded in death by her father, Eldon Bates.
Chrissy is survived by her sons, Randall, Dustin, and Derek McGrew; mom, Judith Bates; grandchildren, Noah, Ethan, and Morrigan; sisters, Angie Higgins, Lori Koss; brother, Gary Moyer; and aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Rev. Arthur Christmas with burial at Birdseye Cemetery. Friends may visit from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, monetary contributions may be made to the family at the funeral home or to her memorial fund at www.tinyurl.com/chrissybates. Proceeds will be used to cover funeral expenses. Excess funds will be donated to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America in her memory.