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CENTRAL CITY - Carol Darlene Bates, 62, of Central City, died Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 5:35AM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mrs. Bates was born May 17, 1957, in Muhlenberg County. She was a homemaker and member of Powderly Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Willie Bates; father Butch Daniel; and mother Joyce Cory.

She is survived by her brothers, Tony (Debbie) Daniel of Greenville and Austin (Savannah) Daniel of Richmond; sisters Charlotte (Donnie) Morris of Central City and Kay Kay (Travis) Fluaitt of Greenville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 1:00PM at Powderly Holiness Church, with Bro. Larry Shemwell officiating, assisted by Sister Sharon Shemwell. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM at Powderly Holiness Church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at