James Bates

On November 13th my family lost a father, husband, brother and friend. James Bates was in a very horrific car accident. The entire event is still being investigated and we do not have any answers to where or how this happened.

Jim and I were together for 26 wonderful years and this heartache is taking a toll on everyone. Jim brought in most of the income so we are struggling to afford the service and most of her current bills.

This came to us unexpectedly and as a family we were not able to set money aside or plan for this tragic event. We ask for assistance. Our goal is set at $4,000 for the service, cremation and to help out with some of the bills. Anything at all will help and kind words are much appreciated since this year has been a difficult one. 

Thank you for taking the time to read my story and please pray for us.


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Courtney Jones 
Sacramento, CA
Jennifer Stedman 
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