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“So sorry to hear of your loss..Connie was very sweet caring person..May God comfort your family..God bless you with many happy memories ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: FAYE DEGRUY Hayden - Covington, LA

“Connie and I worked together. She had a heart of gold. She was a friend to everyone. She will be missed by many and loved by all. Rest In Peace...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Gros - Independence, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Connie and I graduated high school together. Kind and caring person whom I know you will miss. May God bless and keep all...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Tonia Canale - Tickfaw, LA

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS PRAYING FOR ALL ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Debra Spears - Independence, LA

“So very sorry for your loss of such a great wife, mom, grandmother, sister & aunt & friend! We will never forget Miss Connie's caring heart &...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mark Dempsey - Wauwatosa, WI

“So sorry for your loss.I know she will be deeply missed. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Good Good - HOMESTEAD, FL

“Please find some comfort in knowing you all will be in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry, so sad ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Gary and Carla Lee - Independence, LA

“Kathy and family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Mittie Rohner - Amite, LA

“Connie, you are truly going to be missed by many. Though we didn't see each other that much, you were always like a mother to me. Almost 30 years ago...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Travis Ridgel - Tickfaw, LA


Connie Sue David Bates, 66 years old and lifelong resident of Independence, Louisiana, passed away at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. She was born on July 15, 1954. Connie was a loving Wife, Mother, Nana, Nene, Aunt, Friend and second mother to many.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Albert "Catfish" Bates. Daughter, Kathy Bates Faust and son-in-law, Lance Faust. Grandchildren, Kasie Faust, Troy Faust, and Bailey Oliphant. Connie is also survived by her extended family, Kenneth Oliphant, Kenneth "Bubba" Oliphant, Sanya David, Josh Oliphant, Emily Barton, Briella Austin, Axton Austin, Londyn Spears, and Roman Spears and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Authur and Catherine David; sister, Debra David Barnes; brother, Sonny David and numerous nieces and nephews.

She gladly accepted the role God bestowed upon her after her sister's death in raising her sisters children, Jeffery, Crystal, Alicia and the late Greg Barnes Jr.

She will be greatly missed by all those that had the pleasure of spending time with her and getting to know her.

"She left us beautiful memories, her love is still our guide, although we can not see her, she will always be at our side."

Visitation will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Saturday, February 6, 2021 from 10:00 am until the funeral service begins at 2:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.

Interment will follow at Lanier Cemetery in Loranger, Louisiana.

Connie's guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.

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