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Barbara Bates Hinson Latimer

November 3, 1936 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Barbara Bates Hinson Latimer Obituary

Mrs. Barbara Bates Hinson Latimer, 87, of Puryear, Tn., formerly of Lobelville, passed away peacefully Friday February 16, 2024 at Murray Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY.

Barbara was born in Lobelville to the late Carlos Bates and Mary Lou Ashton Bates Horner. Barbara graduated from Lobelville High School, Class of 1955. She was retired from the City of Lobelville, where she was City Clerk for 22 years. She had also worked at Lobelville Elementary. She was a member of the Lobelville Methodist Church and the South Pleasant Grove Methodist Church.

Barbara married the first love of her life, Gerald Hinson in November of 1956. They shared 30 wonderful years together and 3 children. Barbara was blessed to find love for the second time in 1992 when she married Ralph Latimer and moved to Puryear, Tn. Barbara was a beautiful, sweet lady and always did everything to perfection. She was always dressed to the nines!! She loved planting her beautiful flowers and watching them grow. Barbara loved all of her family very much! She was at every event she could be for her children, grandchildren and siblings.

In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband Gerald Hinson, a sister Hilda Duff, a brothers Gary Bates and Larry Bates, a half-brother Robert H. “Bobby” (Elizabeth) Bates and brothers-in-law Roy Duff, Wayne Logan and Joe Owen.

Survivors include her husband Ralph Latimer, children Greg (Suzie) Hinson, Karen Copeland, and Steven Hinson, grandchildren Mason Cole, Lukas (Renae) Copeland, Parker Hinson and Fallon Hinson, great-grandchildren Westen Cole and Laynie Jo Copeland, step-daughters Deborah (Kevin) Zeman and Dawn (Gary) Cox, step-grandchildren Chelsea (Ce’sar) Medina, Kyle (Zoe) Zeman and Erica Hornbuckle, sisters Betty Owen, Linda (John) Bratton, Joyce Logan and Teresa (John) Baucom, a brothers Terry (Gayla) Bates and Bobby Ray (Elaine) Bates, a sister-in-law Carolyn Bates and a host of nieces and nephews and other loving family members and many friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Interment
Saturday
February 24, 2024

2:00 PM
Leeper Cemetery
Leeper Cemetery Road
Lobelville, TN 37097

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