Jerrell Bates

December 21, 1949 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 71)


Jerrell Bates, age 71 passed away Tuesday, April 06, 2021. Jerrell was the former owner of Tishomingo Body Shop in Tishomingo, MS. He was a 32nd degree Mason, and Vietnam War Veteran. He is survived by son, Bill Bates (fiancee Brandy); daughter, Stephanie Rhodes; brother, Hugh Bates (Charlotte); two sisters, Wanda Cox (Verlon) and Linda Adams (Clark); granddaughters, Morgan, Taryn, Mckinzi, and Susanna. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Rivers Bates; brother, James Bates. Ludlam Funeral Home in Iuka, MS is entrusted with the arrangements. You may leave online condolences to the family at

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